An 'Enduring Power of Attorney' is a legal document that:
A person may make an Enduring Power of Attorney that is either:
Once a person has lost legal capacity, an Enduring Power of Attorney cannot be made or revoked by that person.
You can obtain more information about Enduring Powers of Attorney (as well as information about Enduring Powers of Guardianship and Advance Health Directives) at the Office of the Public Advocate.
The Public Trustee will only accept instructions to prepare Enduring Powers of Attorney and accept appointments under Enduring Powers of Attorney in limited circumstances. If you require further information about appointing the Public Trustee by an Immediate Enduring Power of Attorney, please contact the Public Trustee's office on 1300 746 116.
Last updated: 11-Feb-2016
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