Re Stevens (2011) COP 11/1/11

The donor made an EPA including the following provision: "The word "seasonal" in section 3(5) of the Enduring Powers of Attorney Act 1985 includes the end of one tax year and the beginning of another." On the application of the attorneys the court severed the provision as being ineffective as part of an EPA. [OPG summary - EPA case.]


Summary from OPG website.

Title: Re Stevens (an order of District Judge Batten made on 11 January 2011)

Heading: Severance of restrictions incompatible with an EPA

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Summary on OPG section of Justice website .This is a link to an archived version of the web page (archived on 6/10/14).