Rule 150 – Appointment of person to represent person of unsound mind

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Where in the course of any proceeding in the Registry, except an application by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine under Section 26(1) of the Act for the registration of a purchaser under the Land Purchase Acts, it appears that any person interested is a person of unsound mind not so found by inquisition (not being a person in respect of whom a committee or guardian has been appointed under the Lunacy Regulation (Ireland) Act, 1871, or a person of weak mind temporarily incapable of managing his/her affairs for whom a guardian has been appointed under the said Act of 1871), no registration in the proceeding that might prejudice his/her right shall be made until he/she is represented by a guardian appointed by the court to represent him/her, or his/her interest has been otherwise protected to the satisfaction of the Authority.