176. Irrevocable powers of attorney.

176.     Irrevocable powers of attorney.

Where a power of attorney is expressed to be irrevocable and is given to secure a proprietary interest of the donee or the performance of an obligation owed to the donee, the power is irrevocable either by the donor without the consent of the donee or by the death, incapacity, bankruptcy, winding up or dissolution of the donor, so long as the donee has the interest or the obligation remains undischarged1. A power of attorney given to secure a proprietary interest may be given to the person entitled to the interest and