Unformatted text preview: ower of attorney in writing, especially if
it is registered at Land and Property Services NSW. If you do not tell the attorney about the
revocation, the attorney can keep dealing with your finances and property. After revocation,
you should destroy the original and any copies of the enduring power of attorney. Can an interstate enduring power of attorney be used in NSW?
If an enduring power of attorney was made in another Australian state or territory then it is
automatically recognised in NSW. This does not apply to enduring powers of attorney which
are made overseas. Can a NSW enduring power of attorney be used interstate or overseas?
If you want your attorney to use your NSW enduring power of attorney in another state or
overseas, you should make enquiries in that state or country. Every state and country has
different laws about powers of attorney. What is the Guardianship Tribunal’s role in relation to enduring powers of attorney?
If there is a problem with how the enduring power of attorney is working, an application can
be made to the Guardianship Tribunal or the Supreme Court for a review of the enduring
power of attorney. The Guardianship Tribunal and the Supreme Court have the power to make
a wide range of orders about enduring powers of attorney. For example, the Guardianship
Tribunal could order the replacement of an appointed attorney if it was satisfied the attorney is
not acting in the best interests of the person who appointed them.
You should seek legal advice if you are considering this and explore other options of resolving
the problem. You can also contact the Guardianship Tribunal for information and brochures
about reviews of enduring powers of attorney. Enduring Power of Attorney . . . A guide to assist you in planning for your future page 5. 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...
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