Powers of Attorney Act, 1996


Joint and Joint and Several Attorneys

Section 14 .


Joint Attorneys

1. In section 5 (4), the reference to the time when the attorney executes the instrument shall be read as a reference to the time when the second or last attorney executes the instrument.

2. In sections 5 (5), 8 , 10 (3), 12 (2) and 12 (4), references to the attorney shall be read as including references to any attorney under the power and, in the case of section 12 (4) (d), subject to section 14 (3).


Joint and Several Attorneys

3. The expiry of an enduring power of attorney effected in the circumstances mentioned in section 5 (7) shall apply only so far as it relates to an attorney who is the spouse of the donor.