Re Jackson (2011) COP 17/8/11

The donor of a property and affairs LPA included the following guidance: "If my attorneys believe I lack mental capacity or am becoming mentally incapable of managing and administering my property and financial affairs then I wish them to realise all my stocks, shares and other investments and transfer the proceeds and the balances from all bank and other accounts in my sole name into a joint account in the names of myself and my wife to ensure that my wife has full access to all funds." On the application of the Public Guardian the guidance was severed because it contravened section 12 of the MCA 2005. [OPG summary - LPA case.]


Summary from OPG section of Justice website.

Title: Re Jackson (an order of the Senior Judge made on 17 August 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 This is a link to an archived version of the web page (archived on 6/10/14).