620. Scope of lasting powers of attorney in relation to gifts.

620.     Scope of lasting powers of attorney in relation to gifts.

Provision is made in relation to an attorney's power to make gifts of the donor's property1.

Where a lasting power of attorney confers authority to make decisions about P's property and affairs, it does not authorise a donee (or, if more than one, any of them) to dispose of the donor's property by making gifts except as permitted by the following provisions2. The donee may make gifts: (1) on customary occasions3 to persons (including himself) who are related to or connected with