Re Drew [2012] MHLO 45 (LPA)

The donor of a property and financial affairs LPA included the following guidance:" If my father is still alive then my trustees should continue with my contributions to his care (my records make clear from which account) and assume my role in financial responsibility for him." [The reference to "trustees" should have been to "attorneys".] The court severed the provision on the ground that it contravened section 12 of the MCA 2005. The order recited that the case of Bloom was distinguishable because in the present case the donor had no common law duty to make provision for her father's maintenance. [OPG summary - LPA case.]


Summary from OPG section of Justice website.

Case title: Re Drew (an order of the Senior Judge made on 4 April)

Listed under 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 This is a link to an archived version of the web page (archived on 6/10/14).