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Mental Capacity Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 101 – Appointment of attorneys: requirements as respects attorneys

This section is about the appointment and authority of attorneys. A person appointed as an attorney must be an individual aged 18 or over or, where the power relates only to property and affairs, an individual (aged 18 or over) or a trust corporation. However a person who is bankrupt may not be appointed as an attorney for property and affairs.

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