An instrument conferring a lasting power of attorney1 must be in the form prescribed by regulations2. Two different forms are prescribed as the forms which, in the circumstances to which they apply, are to be used for instruments intended to create a lasting power3, one to be used for an instrument intended to create a property and affairs power4 and the other for an instrument intended to create a personal welfare power5. The instrument must include the information contained in the form which appears under the heading 'Your legal rights and responsibilities' and concerns the purpose of the instrument
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