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1Short title
This Act may be called the Powers-of-Attorney Act, 1882. Local extent-It applies to the whole of India 1[except the State of Jammu and Kashmir]; Commencement-a...
1ADefinition
In this Act, "Power-of-Attorney" includes any instruments empowering a specified person to act for and in the name of the person executing it.] ...
2Execution under power-of-attorney
The donee of a power-of-attorney may, if he thinks fit, execute or do any 3[* * *] instrument or thing in and with his own name and signature, and his own sea...
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3Payment by attorney under power, without notice of death, etc. good
Any person making or doing any payment or act in good faith, in pursuance of a power-of-attorney, shall not be liable in respect of the payment or act by reas...
4Deposit of original instruments creating powers-of-attorney
(a) An instrument creating a power-of-attorney, its execution being verified by affidavit, statutory declaration or other sufficient evidence may, with the af...
5Power-of-attorney of married woman
6[A married woman of full age shall, by virtue of this Act, have power, as if she were unmarried,] by a non-testamentary instrument, to appoint an attorney on...
6Act 28 of 1866, section 39, repealed
[Repealed by the Amending Act, 1891 (12 of 1891)]....
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