The Law Reform Committee's final report for the Inquiry into powers of attorney was tabled in Parliament on 31 August 2010.

report cover for the Inquiry into Powers of Attorney

The report is now available for download as a pdf pdf file 4.77 Mb.

The report contains 90 recommendations aimed at streamlining and simplifying power of attorney documents. The report strikes a balance between providing better safeguards against abuse and ensuring that power of attorney documents remain easy to use.


The pdf Government Response 156.92 Kb to this report was tabled in Parliament on 10 February 2011.