Legal definition of capacity
Power Of Attorney Legal Terminology


'Capacity' means ability to comprehend the nature and consequences of the act of executing and granting, revoking, amending or modifying a power of attorney, any provision in a power of attorney, or the authority of any person to act as agent under a power of attorney.
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The Straits TimesLast year, 8,360 applications for the Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) were accepted, an increase of almost 160 per cent from 2014. Minister for Social and Family Development Tan Chuan-Jin revealed these figures in Parliament on Thursday. more »
Channel News AsiaSINGAPORE: More Singaporeans are applying for Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) to appoint someone to make decisions for them should they lose mental capacity. Since the Mental Capacity Act came into effect in March 2010, more than 20,000 people ... more »
Marietta Daily JournalBut help is at hand with a legal document called power of attorney. It was created to assist people who are otherwise unable to care for themselves, but, in the wrong hands, it can be used as camouflage to illegally seize money and leave a person ... more »
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