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The Guardians and Wards Act, 1890

( ACT NO. VIII Of 1890 )

Chapter III

DUTIES, RIGHTS AND LIABILITIES OF GUARDIANS

Guardian of the Person

Title of guardian to custody of ward
25. (1) If a ward leaves or is removed from the custody of a guardian of his person, the Court, if it is of opinion that it will be for the welfare of the ward to return to the custody of his guardian, may make an order for his return, and for the purpose of enforcing the order may cause the ward to be arrested and to be delivered into the custody of the guardian.
 
 
(2) For the purpose of arresting the ward, the Court may exercise the power conferred on a Magistrate of the first class by section 100 of the 1[Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898].
 
 
(3) The residence of a ward against the will of his guardian with a person who is not his guardian does not of itself terminate the guardianship.

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