Enduring Power of Attorney in Relation to Personal Care and Welfare | New Zealand
Plan for the future and ensure that your wishes are known with this New Zealand Enduring Power of Attorney in Relation to Personal Care and Welfare.
- An Enduring Power of Attorney (an "EPA") allows you to appoint another person to act as your agent ("attorney") to make decisions for you relating to your personal care and welfare only in the event that you become incapable of doing so.
- You may authorise your attorney to act generally in respect of your personal care and welfare or with whatever conditions and restrictions you decide.
- The attorney also has statutory restrictions imposed on their powers which are specified in the form.
- This is a downloadable legal form in MS Word format provided by The New Zealand Ministry of Justice, under Section 94A(2) of the Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act 1988.
- You should also download the Standard Explanation: EPA Personal Care and Welfare. It contains information and instructions on preparing the EPA.
Last Updated: 28-May-2021