A power of attorney may be general, which gives the attorney power to do anything that the donor could lawfully do, or specific, which limits the attorney powers to dealing with specific property1. A seller who is a beneficial owner can delegate his power to sell land to an attorney by using a general power of attorney2. Where the land is held by co-owners the land is held on a trust of land. A trustee with a beneficial interest in the land can appoint an attorney using a general power or a general trustee power3. The attorney must make
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