A deputy1 appointed by the Court of Protection2 must be an individual who has reached 183 or, as respects powers in relation to property and affairs4, an individual who has reached 18 or a trust corporation5. A person may not be appointed as a deputy without his consent6.
The court may appoint an individual by appointing the holder for the time being of a specified office or position7. The court may also appoint two or more deputies to act jointly, jointly and severally, or jointly in respect of some matters and jointly and
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