in order to ensure the care and upbringing of the mentally ill or mentally ill, as well as the deceased or missing persons, in accordance with the procedure established by the civil legislation, in order to ensure their care, upbringing, protection of property or personal interests.
Prior to the appointment of a guardian or trustee, the guardianship or trusteeship body conducts a survey of the living conditions of the person (persons) claiming to bring up the child: documentary studies, home visits, interviews.
Guardians (trustees) can be appointed only by able-bodied adults with their consent. The appointment of a guardian shall take into account the moral and personal characteristics of the guardian (s), his / her ability to perform the duties of the guardian (trustee), the relationship between the guardian and the child, the attitude of the guardian's family towards the child and the child's wish if possible.
Guardians can be close relatives of the child, as well as people who are not related to the child. If the child's relatives want to become a guardian, preference is given to the relatives, except when it is not in the best interests of the child.
The guardianship body has the right to apply to the court to restrict the right of a 14-18-year-old minor to manage his / her salary, scholarship or other income independently.
The guardianship authority may oblige the parent or guardian, in the event of the refusal of one of them, not to interfere with the child's contact with grandparents, brothers, sisters or other close relatives.
In case of non-fulfillment or improper fulfillment of the responsibilities assigned to them, the guardianship and trusteeship bodies shall be liable in accordance with the procedure established by law.