Report No. 83
2.2. Statutory Law.-
Briefly speaking, the statutory law before 1890 on the subject of guardianship (apart from legislation relating to Courts of Wards), consisted of Acts separately in force in the three Presidencies, certain Regulations in force in the Presidency of Madras, one fragmentary legislation (Act 9 of 1861) amending the law relating to minors and the European British Minors Act (13 of 1874) which provided for the guardianship of European British minors.