731. Power to execute a will.

731.     Power to execute a will.

The Court of Protection1 has the power to execute a new will2 in respect of a person lacking capacity3. However no will may be made under this power at a time when P has not reached 184.

The will may make any provision (whether by disposing of property or exercising a power or otherwise) which could be made by a will executed by P if he had capacity to make it5. If the court makes an order or gives directions requiring or authorising a person ('the authorised person') to execute a will