2019 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 62 - South Carolina Probate Code
Article 5 - Protection Of Persons Under Disability And Their Property

PART 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS PART 2 JURISDICTION PART 3 GUARDIANS OF INCAPACITATED PERSONS PART 4 PROTECTION OF PROPERTY OF PERSONS UNDER DISABILITY AND MINORS PART 5 HEALTH CARE POWERS OF ATTORNEY PART 6 UNIFORM VETERANS' GUARDIANSHIP ACT PART 7 SOUTH CAROLINA ADULT GUARDIANSHIP AND PROTECTIVE PROCEEDINGS JURISDICTION ACT

Editor's Note
2017 Act No. 87, Section 6, provides as follows:
"(A) This act takes effect on January 1, 2019.
"(B) Except as otherwise provided in this act, on the effective date of this act:
"(1) this act applies to any conservatorships, guardianships, or protective orders for minors or persons under a disability created before, on, or after its effective date;
"(2) this act applies to all judicial proceedings concerning conservatorships, guardianships, or protective orders for minors or persons under a disability commenced on or after its effective date;
"(3) this act applies to judicial proceedings concerning conservatorships, guardianships, and protective orders for minors or persons under a disability commenced before its effective date unless the court finds that application of a particular provision of this act would substantially interfere with the effective conduct of the judicial proceedings or prejudice the rights of the parties, in which case that particular provision of this act does not apply and the superseded law applies;
"(4) subject to item (B)(5) and subsection (C) of this SECTION, any rule of construction or presumption provided in this act applies to governing instruments executed before the effective date of this act unless there is a clear indication of a contrary intent in the terms of the governing instrument; and
"(5) an act done and any right acquired or accrued before the effective date of the act is not affected by this act.
"(C) If a right is acquired, extinguished, or barred upon the expiration of a prescribed period that has commenced to run under any other statute before the effective date of the act, that statute continues to apply to the right even if it has been repealed or suspended."

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