Legal definition of capacity
Power Of Attorney Legal Terminology

capacity

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'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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Hampshire ChronicleYOU may already have made a financial Lasting Power of Attorney so that your personal financial affairs can be managed on your behalf should you lose capacity due to illness or suffer a decline in mental function. But if you are also a company director ... more »
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