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The Powers-of Attorney Act

5Power-of-attorney of married women

1[A married woman of full age shall, by virtue of this Act, have power, as if she were unmarried,] by a non-testamentary instrument, to appoint an attorney on her behalf, for the purpose of executing any non-testamentary instrument or doing any other act which she might herself execute or do; and the provisions of this Act, relating to instruments creating powers-ofattorney, shall apply thereto.

This section applies only to instruments executed after this Act comes into force.

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1 Subs. by Act 55 of 1982, s. 6, for certain words (w.e.f. 22-10-1982).

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