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The Enduring Powers of Attorney (Northern Ireland) Order 1987

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Application of Mental Health Order provisions

12.—(1) The provisions of part VIII of the Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order[1986 NI 4] 1986 specified below shall apply to persons within and proceedings under this Order in accordance with the following sub-paragraphs and paragraph (2), that is to say—

(a)Article 105 (functions of Visitors) shall apply to persons within this Order as it applies to the persons mentioned in that Article;

(b)Article 106, (rules of court) except head (h), shall apply to proceedings under this Order and persons within this Order as it applies to the proceedings and persons mentioned in that Article.

(2) Any functions conferred or imposed by the provisions of the said part VIII applied by paragraph (1) shall be exercisable also for the purposes of this Order and the persons who are “within this Order” are the donors of and attorneys under enduring powers of attorney whether or not they would be patients for the purposes of the said part VIII.

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