Re Wills (2008) COP 20/11/08

The donor appointed three attorneys to act jointly and severally. She then imposed the following restriction: “Although I have appointed my Attorneys to act jointly and severally, I require that at least two of them shall sign any cheque on my behalf for a sum in excess of £500 or act in any transaction worth over £500.” On the application of the attorneys to determine whether the power was valid, the court severed the restriction. (OPG summary.)


The summary above is taken from the OPG website. It is listed under the heading "Severance of restrictions incompatible with a joint and several appointment" as "Re Wills (an order of District Judge S E Rogers made on 20 November 2008)".

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Summary on OPG section of Justice website .This is a link to an archived version of the web page (archived on 6/10/14).