(1) The duties, powers, rights, and responsibilities of a guardian of a child end when the first of the following events occurs:
(a) the child turns 18 years:
(b) the child marries or enters into a civil union:
(c) the child lives with another person as a de facto partner:
(d) the guardian is removed by an order under section 29:
(e) if the guardian was appointed under section 27(2) for a specific period or a specific purpose, the period expires or the purpose is achieved.
(2) However, nothing in this section affects the appointment of, or the High Court’s powers in respect of, a litigation guardian.
Compare: 1968 No 63 ss 8(1), 21
Section 28(1)(b): amended, on 1 July 2005, by section 3 of the Care of Children Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 5).