The Power of Attorney

>When managing our financial, personal and health affairs, there are many reasons we might wish to empower a representative to act on our behalf. Assignment of a power of attorney (POA) occurs when a legal document is drafted and executed and appoints an entity (the attorney) to act on the behalf of an individual (the …

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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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