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Powers of Attorney By Trevor M. Aldridge (QC)

Powers of Attorney
by Trevor M. Aldridge (QC)

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A discussion of the powers of attorney, this ninth edition is published to take account of important changes introduced by the Trusts of Land and Trustee Delegation Acts. Precedents and clauses are included.
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Powers of Attorney by Trevor M. Aldridge (QC)

This is a complete guide to the subject of powers of attorney - explaining how to create, interpret and use them, as well as highlighting the respective obligations and duties of those involved. With precedents and commentary on cases included, author Trevor Aldridge QC (Hon) starts with definitions and works through the creation, exercise and duration of powers. This new edition takes into account the Trustee Delegation Act 1999 and the changes it has introduced. Among the precedents are over 20 forms of document for general use, ancillary documents for use by trustees and more than 40 clauses for appointment, authority conferred, restrictions on authority, the manner of exercising powers and execution. The complete, easy to follow guide to powers of attorney: * Shows how to create, interpret and use powers of attorney. * Highlights the respective rights and duties of the various parties involved, with notes on special uses to which they can be applied. * Deals with the major changes, introduced by the Trustee Delegation Act 1999, to the ways in which trustees may delegate their functions by powers of attorney. * Covers practical changes affecting those who prepare powers of attorney, including the introduction of a new simplified form of power for trustees delegating authority generally under the Trustee Act 1925. * Brings together the rules about trustees in a new, self contained chapter. * Contains fully revised text and precedents, plus commentary on the latest cases. * Includes new forms added to take advantage of the new rules.

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Powers of Attorney Reviews

I found the precedents particularly helpful... Chapter 10 on the duties of an attorney should be prescribed reading for anyone who is considering taking on this role.The author is extremely well known in this field and can be trusted to provide correct and up-to-date advice... An essential part of a practitioner's library. Solicitors' Journal.

Table of Contents

Sources of Law. Donor. Contents of Power. Duration of Power. Duties of Donor. Protection of Attorney. Trustees. Land. Grants of Representation. Registration of Enduring Powers. Using Ordinary Powers of Attorney. Using Enduring Powers of Attorney. Scope of Power. Attorney. Form of Power. Exercising a Power. Duties of Attorney. Position of Third Parties. Filed Powers. Companies.

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Powers of Attorney by Trevor M. Aldridge (QC)
Trevor M. Aldridge (QC)
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