(1) A man who alleges that he is a guardian of a child because of section 17 (other than because of an order under section 19) may apply to the court for an order declaring that the man is a guardian of the child because of section 17.
(2) The court may make the order if satisfied that the man—
(a) is a guardian of a child because of section 17; and
(b) has not been deprived of his guardianship by an order under section 29.
(3) The Declaratory Judgments Act 1908 applies, with all necessary modifications, to applications under subsection (1).
Compare: 1968 No 63 s 6A