curator ad litem


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curator ad litem

in Scottish procedure, a person appointed by the court to look after the interests of a minor or an adult who cannot look after his or her own interests - usually for a minor or a person INCAPAX until a CURATOR BONIS can be appointed.
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The Sheriff Principal also ordered the curator ad litem to draw up a supplementary report and he refused the parents' leave to appeal against his decision.
When the sheriff heard the case again, he refused to allow the parents to lead further evidence but he had the supplementary report from the curator ad litem with up-to-date information on the circumstances of the case.