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Meaning of eligible signer

30 Meaning of eligible signer

(1) An
"eligible signer" , to sign a document for a principal, is a person who—
(a) is at least 18 years; and
(b) is not the witness for the document; and
(c) is not an attorney of the principal.
(2) To avoid any doubt, it is declared that a person is not excluded from being an eligible signer merely because the person is an attorney’s employee who signs the document while acting in the ordinary course of employment.
(3) In this section—

"attorney" , for a document, means—
(a) a person who is an attorney of the principal whether under the document or otherwise; or
(b) if the document is all or part of an enduring document—a person who will be an attorney of the principal under the enduring document.

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