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Power of Attorney Bill

Recommendations of the 2022 Ministry of Justice Consultation on LPAs will, it is hoped, become law later this year. This will increase safeguards for donors of LPAs with enhanced identity checks, an improved system of raising objections to LPAs and notices to parties. It remains to be seen as to what steps will be taken towards a fully digital LPA service but much more work will need to be done towards protecting vulnerable adults with no access to online platforms