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Art. 4565. Undercurators

            A.(1) The court shall appoint as undercurator the qualified person best able to fulfill the duties of his office. The person appointed as undercurator qualifies by taking an oath to discharge faithfully the duties of his office.

            (2) At any time prior to qualification, the court may revoke the appointment for good cause and appoint another qualified person.

            (3) If a person fails to qualify within ten days from his appointment or within the period specified by the court, the court on its own motion or on motion of any interested person, may revoke the appointment and appoint another qualified person. The delay allowed for qualification may be extended by the court for good cause.

            B. The undercurator shall:

            (1) Notify the court when the curator has failed to qualify timely for office.

            (2) Have free access to the interdict and to all records relating to the interdict relevant to his office.

            (3) Review all accounts and personal reports filed by the curator.

            (4) Notify the court when he has reason to believe that the curator has failed to perform any duties imposed by law, including the duties to file necessary accounts and personal reports, and to maintain adequate security.

            (5) Approve or disapprove any transactions that require his concurrence.

            (6) Move to appoint a successor for a curator who becomes disqualified or whose office terminates.

            (7) Move to appoint a successor for a curator who violates any of the provisions of Article 4566.

            C. The undercurator shall have no duties, either express or implied, other than those set forth in this Article and in Civil Code Article 393.

            Acts 2000, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 25, §3, eff. July 1, 2001; Acts 2016, No. 110, §2, eff. May 19, 2016.

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