Article 1199. The law applicable to guardianship and trusteeship.

1. Guardianship or guardianship over minors who are incompetent or of limited legal capacity shall be established and canceled under the personal law of the person in respect of whom guardianship or guardianship is established or canceled. 2. The duty of a guardian (trustee) to take custody (guardianship) is determined by the personal law of the person appointed by the guardian (trustee). 3. Relations between a guardian (custodian) and a person under guardianship (guardianship) are determined by the law of the country whose institution has appointed a guardian (custodian). However, when a person under guardianship (guardianship) has a residence in the Russian Federation, Russian law is applied if it is more favorable for that person.

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References to other articles of chapter 67. The law to be applied in determining the legal status of persons:
Article 1195. Personal law of an individual.
Article 1196. The law to be applied in determining the civil legal capacity of an individual.
Article 1197. The law applicable to the determination of the civil capacity of an individual.
Article 1198. The law to be applied in determining the rights of an individual to a name.
Article 1200. The right to be applied when a physical person is recognized as missing and when an individual is declared dead.
Article 1201. The law to be applied in determining the ability of an individual to engage in business activities.
Article 1202. Personal law of a legal entity.
Article 1203. Personal law of a foreign organization that is not a legal entity under a foreign law.
Article 1204. State participation in civil law relations complicated by a foreign element.