Law And Courts

If you want to set up an ordinary power of attorney you should contact your local Citizen’s Advice or get advice from a solicitor as there is a standard form of wording that must be used. Mental capacity means the ability to make or communicate specific decisions at the time they need to be made. To have mental capacity you must understand the decision you need to make, why you need to make it, and the likely outcome of your decision. This applies whether you collect the personal data directly from the individual or you collect their data from another source. It is therefore important to thoroughly assess upfront which basis is appropriate and document this. It may be possible that more than one basis applies to the processing because you have more than one purpose, and if this is the case then you should make this clear from the … Read More