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VICTORIAN CIVIL AND ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNAL RULES 2018 - REG 4.02

Appointment of litigation guardian for a child

    (1)     A person is eligible to be appointed by the Tribunal as litigation guardian of a child who
is a party to a proceeding if the person—

        (a)     is not a person under a disability; and

        (b)     has no interest in the proceeding adverse to that of the child.

    (2)     An application by a person to be appointed as litigation guardian of a child must be in writing and must contain a certificate of the person applying to be appointed as litigation guardian or of the solicitor for the child that the person knows or believes that—

        (a)     the person to whom the certificate relates is a child; and

        (b)     the person applying to be appointed as litigation guardian has no interest in the proceeding adverse to the person to whom the certificate relates.

    (3)     Where the interests of a party who is a child so require, the Tribunal may appoint or remove a litigation guardian or substitute another person as litigation guardian.



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