Natural Guardian

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Natural Guardian

A parent of a minor or incapacitated person. The natural guardian has the right to make financial, legal and medical decisions on behalf of the child. A natural guardian contrasts with an appointed guardian, who is assigned by a court.
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If the people were not tainted with the spirit of their State representatives, they, as the natural guardians of the Constitution, would throw their weight into the national scale and give it a decided preponderancy in the contest.
The song and the jest were exchanged the stories of former deeds were told with advantage; and at length, and while boasting of their successful infraction of the laws, no one recollected they were speaking in presence of their natural guardian. The merry King, nothing heeding his dignity any more than his company, laughed, quaffed, and jested among the jolly band.
The young lady and her natural guardian differ upon it, also.
"My dear cousin," said Judge Pyncheon, with a quietude which he had the power of making more formidable than any violence, "since your brother's return, I have taken the precaution (a highly proper one in the near kinsman and natural guardian of an individual so situated) to have his deportment and habits constantly and carefully overlooked.
Reed must be written to, as she was my natural guardian. A note was accordingly addressed to that lady, who returned for answer, that "I might do as I pleased: she had long relinquished all interference in my affairs." This note went the round of the committee, and at last, after what appeared to me most tedious delay, formal leave was given me to better my condition if I could; and an assurance added, that as I had always conducted myself well, both as teacher and pupil, at Lowood, a testimonial of character and capacity, signed by the inspectors of that institution, should forthwith be furnished me.
Davies' categorised his Facebook safety tips under two categories for teens, who are more prone to security incidence and adults, who are natural guardians to teens.
(3) the name and residence address of the natural guardians or other persons having legal custody of the minor;
Men and women are equal heads of the family; they are equal natural guardians too.
Only fathers can open bank accounts for their children as they are their natural guardians or custodians," added the spokesperson.
That can only be the natural guardians themselves, whether or not they hold political office and wield social power.
If so, paparazzi must seriously take care of themselves in the presence of natural guardians, who will take over the security of the Royal couple during the memorable event.
"Otters act as natural guardians for the vulnerable water vole," he said.