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The Guardians and Wards Act, 1890

( ACT NO. VIII Of 1890 )

Chapter II

APPOINTMENT AND DECLARATION OF GUARDIANS

Simultaneous Proceedings in different Courts
14. (1) If proceedings for the appointment or declaration of a guardian of a minor are taken in more Courts than one, each of those Courts shall, on being apprised of the proceedings in the other Court or Courts, stay the proceedings before itself.
 
 
(2) 1[Each such Court] shall report the case to the High Court Division and the High Court Division shall determine in which of the Courts the Proceedings with respect to the appointment or declaration of a guardian of the minor shall be had.
 
 
(3) In any other case in which proceedings are stayed under sub-section (1), the Courts shall report the case to, and be guided by such orders as they may receive from, their respective Government.

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    The words “Each such Court” were substituted, for the words and comma “If the Courts are both or all subordinate to the same High Court, they” by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)
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