Non-citizens cannot be appointed guardian of persons with disabilities: Delhi High Court

The Court was hearing a plea by an American citizen named Sunil Podar seeking a direction to be appointed guardian of his adopted son who suffers from 90% disability.
Delhi High Court
Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court recently upheld the validity of the National Trust for Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities Rules, 2000 as well as Board of the Trust Regulations, 2001 so far as they restrict a foreign national from being appointed guardian of a person with disabilities.

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