(1) This section applies if the administrator is satisfied a forensic disability client does not have the capacity to choose an allied person.
(2) If the client, by an advance health directive, has directed that a stated person be the client's allied person under this Act or the Mental Health Act, the stated person is the client's allied person for this Act.
(3) If subsection (2) does not apply to the client, the administrator must choose a person (other than a forensic disability service employee) to be the client's allied person.
(4) The person chosen must be—
(a) the first person in listed order of the persons mentioned in section 25 who is willing, readily available, capable and culturally appropriate to be the allied person; or
(b) if no-one in the list is willing, readily available, capable and culturally appropriate to be the allied person—the adult guardian within the meaning of the Guardianship and Administration Act.