622. Powers of court in relation to validity and operation of lasting powers of attorney.

622.     Powers of court in relation to validity and operation of lasting powers of attorney.

The Court of Protection1 has powers in relation to lasting powers of attorney2. The court may determine questions about validity and revocation; may direct that an instrument should not be registered or, if it is unregistered, revoke it on the grounds of fraud or undue pressure, or misbehaviour by the attorney3.

The court also has power to decide questions about the meaning or effect of a lasting power of attorney and to give directions to attorneys where the donor