NSW Guardian Tribunal Enduring Power of Attorney

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Unformatted text preview: torney and that attorney dies or can no longer act as your attorney; Enduring Power of Attorney . . . A guide to assist you in planning for your future If your enduring power of attorney has ended and you no longer have the mental capacity to make a new one, the Guardianship Tribunal may be able to make orders so the enduring power of attorney can continue. For example, if your enduring power of attorney has ended because a jointly appointed attorney has died, the Tribunal has the power to reinstate the enduring power of attorney so that it can continue in your best interests. Who can witness an enduring power of attorney? • when you have appointed two or more attorneys to act jointly and one of them dies or can no longer act as your attorney. Enduring Power of Attorney . . . A guide to assist you in planning for your future The enduring power of attorney may also end for more complex legal reasons such as bankruptcy. You should seek legal advice about these matters. page 3. • may be more easily accepted as evidence that your attorney has authority to deal with your property or financial affairs. After registration, your original enduring power of attorney will be returned to you with a registration number stamped on it. Your attorney should use this number when signing any documents on your behalf. Enduring Power of Attorney . . . A guide to assist you in planning for your future page 4. If your enduring power of attorney is registered but you later revoke it, you should also register the revocation. Contact Customer Service at Land and Property Services NSW on (02) 9228 6666 or visit their website at www.lands.nsw.gov.au for more information about registration requirements. How do I revoke my enduring power of attorney? You can revoke your enduring power of attorney at any time so long as you have mental capacity to understand what you are doing when you revoke it. You should notify the attorney(s) that you have revoked the enduring power of attorney either by telling them or in writing. It is clearer for everyone if you revoke the enduring p...
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