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Agency and Powers of Attorney Union or Intersection?


Dal Pont, G, Agency and Powers of Attorney Union or Intersection?, Journal Of Contract Law, 32 pp. 1-35. ISSN 1030-7230 (2014) [Refereed Article]

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It is well accepted that powers of attorney are a form of agency, and thus fall within a subset of the law of agency. This does not, however, justify the assumption that all aspects of agency law necessarily translate to the law governing powers of attorney. In several significant ways, not the least of these being the strict construction approach to construing powers of attorney, the general law treats powers of attorney discretely. By targeting the peculiar treatment of powers of attorney, outside the statutory arena, one can ascertain what makes the power of attorney a legal construct capable of standing, in some senses, on its own.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:Legal systems
Research Field:Civil procedure
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:Justice and the law
Objective Field:Justice and the law not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Dal Pont, G (Professor Gino Dal Pont)
ID Code:99129
Year Published:2014
Deposited By:Faculty of Law
Deposited On:2015-03-13
Last Modified:2015-08-13

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