Power of attorney

Power of attorney after 16.2.2004 an authority given by the principal to an attorney to execute instruments and act for and on behalf of the principal as regards their financial and property matters.
Power of attorney before 16.2.2004 is an authority given by the principal to an attorney to execute instruments and act for and on behalf of the principal as regards their financial and property matters.
Ratification of a power of attorney the principal of a power of attorney may ratify an action taken by the attorney on their behalf that is, or may appear to be, in excess of the authority contained in that power of attorney.
Renunciation by the attorney the attorney (and only the attorney) may renounce his or authority in a power of attorney at any time.
Revocation of a power of attorney a principal may revoke a power of attorney at any time.
Revocation of power of attorney by less than all staff processing information only.
Substitution of attorney a power of attorney may contain a condition that specifically allows an appointed attorney to appoint another in their place.