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§35A‑1371.  Jurisdiction; limits.

Notwithstanding the provisionsof Subchapter II of this Chapter, the clerk of superior court shall haveoriginal jurisdiction for the appointment of a standby guardian for a minorchild under this Article. Provided that the clerk shall have no jurisdiction,no standby guardian may be appointed under this Article, and no designation maybecome effective under this Article when a district court has assumedjurisdiction over the minor child in an action under Chapter 50 of the GeneralStatutes or in an abuse, neglect, or dependency proceeding under Subchapter Iof Chapter 7B of the General Statutes, or when a court in another state hasassumed such jurisdiction under a comparable statute. (1995,c. 313, s. 1; 1998‑202, s. 13(g).)