251. Right to intervene in proceedings under the Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017.

251.     Right to intervene in proceedings under the Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017.

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The missing person's2 spouse, civil partner, parent, child or sibling3 may intervene in proceedings4 on an application for a guardianship order5, or proceedings relating to the variation or revocation of a guardianship order6, or any other proceedings relating to the exercise of functions by a guardian7. Other persons may intervene in such proceedings only with the permission of the court8.

The court must refuse permission to intervene if it considers that the applicant