Article 40. Termination of custody and guardianship.

1. Guardianship and trusteeship over adult citizens shall cease in cases when the court renders a decision recognizing the ward effective or canceling the limitations of its capacity at the request of the guardian, trustee or guardianship and trusteeship body. 2. Upon attaining a fourteen-year-old minor ward, his custody shall cease, and the citizen who performed the duties of a guardian becomes the guardian of the minor without an additional decision on this. 3. The guardianship over a minor ceases without a special decision on the attainment of a minor ward of eighteen years, as well as upon his marriage and in other cases of his acquisition of full legal capacity before reaching the age of majority (Article 21, paragraph 2, and Article 27).

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Links to other articles of chapter 3. Citizens (individuals):
Article 17. Legal capacity of a citizen.
Article 18. The content of the legal capacity of citizens.
Article 19. Name of the citizen.
Article 20. Place of residence of a citizen.
Article 21. Capacity of a citizen.
Article 22. Inadmissibility of deprivation and restriction of the legal capacity and capacity of a citizen.
Article 23. Entrepreneurial activity of a citizen.
Article 24. Property responsibility of a citizen.
Article 25. Insolvency (bankruptcy) of an individual entrepreneur.
Article 26. The legal capacity of minors aged fourteen to eighteen years.
Article 27. Emancipation.
Article 28. The capacity of minors.
Article 29. Recognition of a citizen as incapable.
Article 30. Restricting the capacity of a citizen.
Article 31. Guardianship and trusteeship.
Article 32. Guardianship.
Article 33. Custody.
Article 34. Guardianship and Trusteeship.
Article 35. Trustees and trustees.
Article 36. Execution by guardians and trustees of their duties.
Article 37. Disposal of property of the ward.
Article 38. Trust management of the property of the ward.
Article 39. Release and removal of guardians and trustees from the performance of their duties.
Article 41. Patronage of capable citizens.
Article 42. Recognition of a citizen as missing.
Article 43. Consequences of recognizing a citizen as missing.
Article 44. Cancellation of the decision on recognition of a citizen as missing.
Article 45. Declaring a citizen dead.
Article 46. Consequences of the appearance of a citizen declared dead.
Article 47. Registration of acts of civil status.