Age of Majority Act, 1985

Amendment of Guardianship of Infants Act, 1964.

6.Section 11 of the Guardianship of Infants Act, 1964 , is hereby amended—

(a) by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (3):

“(3) An order under this section may be made on the application of either parent notwithstanding that the parents are then residing together, but an order made under paragraph (a) of subsection (2) shall not be enforceable and no liability thereunder shall accrue while they reside together, and the order shall cease to have effect if for a period of three months after it is made they continue to reside together.”,


(b) by the addition of the following subsection:

“(5) Any reference to an infant in this section (except in paragraph (a) of subsection (2)) shall include a reference to a child who has attained the age of eighteen years and is suffering from mental or physical disability to such extent that it is not reasonably possible for him to maintain himself fully.”.