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Title (1866) Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Subject Law
Description (1866) The Fifteenth Legislature, 1865, passed an act to print the laws as prepared and reported by the Joint Committee on Revision and Compilation, including laws of the current session. No 1865 session law was printed because these acts were incorporated into the 1866 compilation.
Publisher Legislative Assemblye of the State of Utah
Date 1866
Type Text
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Identifier KFU30 1866 .A193
Language eng
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Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT
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Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2006-01-25
ID 717212
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b

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Title Chapter 18-19_page_048
Description CHAPTER XVIII. An ACT in Relation to Minors. Sec. 1.-Be if enacted by the Governor and Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah: That the period of minority extends in males to the age of twenty-one years; and in females to that of eighteen years;, but all minors obtain their majority by marriage. Sec. 2.-A minor is bound, not only by contracts for necessaries, but also by his other contracts, unless he disaffirms them within a reasonable time after he attains his majority, and restores to the othei^ party all money or property received by him by virtue of said contract, and remaining within his control at any time after attaining his majority. : Sec. 3;-No contract can be thus disaffirmed in eases -where on account of the minor's own misrepresentations as to his majority, or from his having engaged in business as adult, the other party had good reason to believe the minor capable of contracting. . Sec. 4.-When a contract for the personal services of a minor has been made with him alone, and those services are afterwards performed, payment made therefor to such minor in accordance with the terms of the contract, is a*full satisfaction for those services, and the parent or guardian cannot recover therefor a second time. Approved. Feb 6, 1852. ¦ • . ; XIX. '.. .' .': ,..¦ v An ACTin relation to Guardkim. ' . Sec. 1.-Be it enacted by the Governor and Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah: That the father is the natural guardian of the person or persons of his minor children. If he dies without appointing any guardian, or is incapable of acting^ the mother becomes the guardian. • Sec. 2.-The natural and actual guardian of any minor child may by will appoint another guardian for such minor: Provided, where both parents are dead, or disqualified to act as guardian, the Probate Judge or Selectmen may appoint one. Sec. ?>.-When a divorce is decreed or obtained, such order in relation to the chil-dren^and property of the parties, and the maintenance of the wife may be made as shall be deemed right and proper; subsequent changes may be made by the probate court or Selectmen, in those respects when circumstances render them expedient. Sec. 4.-In cases where the minor has property not derived from either parent, a-guardian may be appointed by the court or Selectmen to manage such property. ¦• The father or mother, if deemed a suitable person for that purpose, may be appointed the guardian to take charge of the property of his or her minor child. ' . Sec. 5.-If the minor be over the age of fourteen years, and of sound intellect, he may select'his own guardian, subject to the appointment of the Probate Court or Selectmen. ' Sec. (>.-Guardians must be sworn to the faithful performance of their duties, and give bond and security to be approved by the court or Selectmen, and filed in the office of the court of probate. Sec. 7.-All property belonging to minors must be inventoried, appraised, and a copy of the appraisement filed in theP robate Court's office, within twenty days after the guardian shall have been qualified. Guardians of the persons of minors have the same power and control over them that parents would have if living. Sec. 8.-If necessary for the minor's support or education, to dispose of the minor's property, either personal or real, the guardian may do so, by giving general notice ten days previous to said sale; all sales must be under the direction of the Probate Court, who shall cause the bonds of the guardian to be increased, if he shall deem it necessary. The Court or Selectmen may also direct the postponement of such sale for further notice or consideration, if they are of opinion that the interest of the minor would be promoted thereby. The avails of all such sales shall be accounted for,
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Source Original Book: Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2005-11-15
ID 717009
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b/717009