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POWERS OF ATTORNEY ACT 1998 - SECT 62
Statutory health attorney
(1) This Act authorises a statutory health attorney for an adult’s health
matter to make any decision about the health matter that the adult could
lawfully make if the adult had capacity for the matter.
does not include a special health matter.
statutory health attorney’s power for a health matter is exercisable during
any or every period the adult has impaired capacity for the matter.
However, the priority of an attorney’s power is decided by the Guardianship
and Administration Act 2000 , section 66 (Adult with impaired
capacity—order of priority in dealing with health matter). See, in
particular, section 66 (5) .
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