Report No. 83
4.4. Section .-
Instances of High Court's jurisdiction.-Some instances of the power of the High Court, which is saved by section 3, may be mentioned-
(a) special power to appoint a guardian for an infant or his "estate"-which includes a minor's interest in undivided property;1
(b) power to appoint a guardian even where there is no property, if a proper case in made out for such an appointment;2 and
(c) power to appoint a guardian for an infant residing abroad3 (in view of sections 41-42 of the Supreme Court Charter).
1. (a) Lovejoy (in re:), AIR 1941 Cal 433. (b) Vasudevnn (in re:), AIR 1949 Mad 260.
2. Jagannath Romji (in re:), 1893 ILR 19 Born 96 (98) (Starling, J.).
3. The Estate of H.G. Meakin (in re:), ILR 21 Born 137 (minor residing in England); contrast jairam Lawman, ILR 16 Born 634.