56. Informing the other party that documents are to be signed under power of attorney.

The other party to the transaction should be informed at the earliest opportunity that the documents will be signed under a power of attorney1. A copy of the power should be supplied to the other party as soon as possible so that its validity and suitability for the transaction in progress may be confirmed. Except in the case of a security power or an enduring or lasting power which has been registered with the Court of Protection2, if the power will be more than 12 months old at the date when it is purportedly exercised, the person who buys