If you would like to end a Power of Attorney that has been drawn up under English or Welsh law and registered with the Office of the Public Guardian you will need to complete a Deed of Revocation.
If the Attorney(s) no longer want to act then a Deed of Disclaimer is required.
You can also obtain further information regarding Powers of Attorney by contacting the Office of the Public Guardian on 0300 456 0300*.
In Scotland or Northern Ireland there are different requirements for ending Power of Attorney documents or where an Attorney no longer wants to act. For more information contact the relevant Government department.
More information can be found on the websites below.
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A person who has been appointed to carry out decisions for another person.
The Beneficial Owner is a person who cannot manage their own affairs.
These are copy documents which have been checked and verified as being the same as the original by one of the following: bank/building society employees, solicitors, accountants, commissioner for oaths, independent financial advisers or the Post Office.
This is required when an individual no longer wishes to act as an Attorney. This deed needs to be sent to the Office of the Public Guardian for registration before it can be used.
This is used in England and Wales when you want to end the rights you have given under a Power of Attorney. It needs to be sent to the Office of the Public Guardian for registration before it can be used. See https://www.gov.uk/power-of-attorney/end for more information.
The Donor is the person who lets someone else (the Attorney) make decisions for them.
The UK Government department for the administration and collection of taxes.
A tax-efficient cash savings account.
The Court of Protection document.
A Power of Attorney is a legal document that allows the Attorney to make decisions or carry out transactions for another person. There are three main types in England and Wales: