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POWERS OF ATTORNEY ACT 1998 - SECT 12

Execution of powers of attorney

12 Execution of powers of attorney

(1) This section does not apply to a power of attorney created by and contained in another instrument, for example, a mortgage or lease, that is signed by, or by direction of, the principal.
(2) An instrument creating a power of attorney must be signed by, or by direction and in the presence of, the principal.
(3) This section does not affect—
(a) a requirement in or having effect under another Act about witnessing of instruments creating powers of attorney; or
(b) the rules about the execution of instruments by corporations.



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