Re Dhir (2011) COP 15/11/11
The donor set out eight restrictions, one of which was: "My attorney must not sell any of my properties unless it is required for my wife's medical treatment." On the application of the Public Guardian the restriction was severed on the ground that it authorised the attorneys to make gifts beyond the scope of the statutory power set out in section 12 of the MCA 2005. [OPG summary - LPA case.]
Summary from OPG section of Justice website.
Title: Re Dhir (an order of the Senior Judge made on 15 November 2011)
Heading: Severance of invalid restrictions relating to gifts
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Summary on OPG section of Justice website†. This is a link to an archived version of the web page (archived on 6/10/14).