2015 ORS 419B.376¹
Duties and authority of guardian

A person, agency or institution having guardianship of a ward by reason of appointment by the court has the duties and authority of a guardian of the ward, including but not limited to the following:

(1) To authorize surgery for the ward, but this authority does not prevent the person having legal custody of the ward from acting under ORS 419B.373 (Duties and authority of legal custodian) (4).

(2) To authorize the ward to enlist in the Armed Forces of the United States.

(3) To consent to the ward’s marriage.

(4) When the ward has been committed under ORS 419B.527 (Disposition of ward after termination), to consent to the adoption of the ward.

(5) To make other decisions concerning the ward of substantial legal significance.

(6) To make such reports and to supply such information to the court as the court may from time to time require. [1993 c.33 §116; 2003 c.396 §66]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 419B—Juvenile Code: Dependency, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors419B.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.