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I am a Donee, how do I use the Lasting Power of Attorney?

2016-06-17T12:16:59+08:00

If the Donor under a registered Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) has lost his mental capacity, then as a Donee, you may step in to act on his behalf in accordance with the powers given to you under the LPA.

Please refer to OPG website on this issue.

I am a Donee, how do I use the Lasting Power of Attorney?2016-06-17T12:16:59+08:00

When can my Donee use my Lasting Power of Attorney?

2016-06-10T19:51:59+08:00

The Singapore Lasting Power of Attorney can only be used when the Donor loses menal capacity and has been certified to be incapable of managing his own affairs. If the Donor regains his mental capacity again, the Donee should step aside to allow the Donor to manage his own affairs again. The LPA remains valid.

When can my Donee use my Lasting Power of Attorney?2016-06-10T19:51:59+08:00

I have just signed my LPA before a lawyer, is it valid and effective already?

2016-06-10T19:50:26+08:00

No, by signing the LPA before a ceritificate issuer, it is not yet effective until your register the Lasting Power of Attorney.

You, the applicant, or certain donee(s) may apply to register your LPA. The persons who can apply to register an LPA (known as the “applicant”) are:

  • the Donor (You), or
  • your Donee […]
I have just signed my LPA before a lawyer, is it valid and effective already?2016-06-10T19:50:26+08:00

Who can submit my Lasting Power of Attorney application?

2016-06-10T19:49:43+08:00

The Application form and the relevant documents (LPA Form, and NRICs/Passport(s) of Donor and Donee(s) / Replacement Donee(s)) can be submitted by the following persons (either Group A or Group B):

Group A

  • the Donor (You), or
  • your Donee or Donees (if the LPA appoints to act jointly), or
  • Any of the […]
Who can submit my Lasting Power of Attorney application?2016-06-10T19:49:43+08:00

What documents to submit and how do I submit my LPA to OPG?

2016-06-10T19:48:53+08:00

The following are documents to submit to Office of Public Guardian:

  1. Completed LPA Form 1 or 2 (as the case may be)
  2. Completed Application Form
  3. Clear photocopies of NRICs (front & back of NRIC) / Paspport(s) of Donor (YOU), Donee(s) and Replacement Donee(s) [if any]

After checking that the above documents are in order, you can […]

What documents to submit and how do I submit my LPA to OPG?2016-06-10T19:48:53+08:00

What are the fees payable to OPG for the Application or Cancellation of LPA in Singapore?

2016-06-10T19:48:10+08:00

Application Fees

Effective 1 September 2014, the Application Fees payable to Office of Public Guardian are:

 Singapore Citizens
  • LPA Form 1 Fee: $0 (waived for 2 years)
  • LPA Form 2 Fee: $200
Singapore Permanent Resident
  • LPA Form 1 Fee: $50
  • LPA Form 2 Fee: $200
 Foreigner
What are the fees payable to OPG for the Application or Cancellation of LPA in Singapore?2016-06-10T19:48:10+08:00

After I submit my LPA by post, is it automatically accepted?

2016-06-10T19:47:09+08:00

Upon receipt of your LPA Application with all the requisite document, Office of Public Guardian Singapore will verify the document to ensure that the application can be accepted. OPG may contact you for rectification or clarify with you certain issues.

After OPG has accepted your LPA Application, there will be a six (6) weeks […]

After I submit my LPA by post, is it automatically accepted?2016-06-10T19:47:09+08:00

I wish to cancel or revoke my Singapore Lasting Power of Attorney, what should I do?

2016-06-10T19:46:02+08:00

If at the time of your intended revocation of your LPA, you may revoke, cancell or terminate your LPA as follows:

What You Must Do

Sign the Revocation Form

  • download the form from OPG website and complete it and sign

Notify Every Donee

  • This is a requirement of the Mental Capacity Regulations (S105/2010)
  • Unless […]
I wish to cancel or revoke my Singapore Lasting Power of Attorney, what should I do?2016-06-10T19:46:02+08:00

I am the sole appointed Donee, and I wish to act on behalf of the Donor whom I think now lack mental capacity, what should I do?

2016-06-10T19:46:36+08:00

When the Donor loses mental capacity either temporarily or permanently, you may act on behalf of the Donor in respect of the powers given in the Lasting Power of Attorney in accordance with the statutory prescribed procedures (refer to the Code of Practice), and you should always act in the best interest of the Donor.

Please […]

I am the sole appointed Donee, and I wish to act on behalf of the Donor whom I think now lack mental capacity, what should I do?2016-06-10T19:46:36+08:00

How long will the registration process of my LPA take?

2016-06-10T19:44:33+08:00

There is a mandatory waiting period of six weeks from the date notice is given by OPG of the application to register the LPA. During this period, valid objections may be raised of the application.

Your LPA will be registered after six weeks if the LPA is made in accordance to the Mental Capacity Act and no objection is received […]

How long will the registration process of my LPA take?2016-06-10T19:44:33+08:00
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