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Section 114(4) of the Senior Courts Act 1981 (SCA 1981) states:
‘If at any time during the minority of a beneficiary or the subsistence of a life interest under a will or intestacy there is only one personal representative (not being a trust corporation), the High Court may, on the application of any person interested or the guardian or receiver of any such person, and in accordance with probate rules, appoint one or more additional personal representatives to act while the minority or life interest subsists and until the estate is fully administered.’
In this scenario, it would seem that the guardian could indeed be appointed. Ho
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