Powers of Attorney Act 1998

>The Powers of Attorney Act 1998 provided for enduring powers of attorney to cover personal, health and financial matters. An enduring power of attorney is a formal agreement giving someone else the power to make certain decisions on your behalf if ‘for some reason you are unable to act for yourself’.

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Role of the Guardianship and Administration Tribunal as part of a Will

>The Tribunal’s main task is to determine whether or not a person with impaired decision-making capacity needs a guardian or administrator and, if necessary, to make an appointment order. The Tribunal’s other powers include giving directions and advice to guardians and administrators, monitoring, reviewing and amending orders, and ratifying and approving decisions by informal decision …

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