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Revocation of Power of Attorney

I, _____________________, of ________________________, by written instrument dated the ______________ day of ________, 20__, appointed ________________________ of _______________________, my attorney in fact for the purposes and with powers therein set forth, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit "A".

Notice is hereby given that I have revoked, and do hereby revoke, the above-described power of attorney, and all power and authority thereby given, or intended to be given, to _______________________.

Dated: _____________.

(Signature of person revoking
Power of Attorney)


State of ________)

) SS.:

County of________)

On ________, before me, ________, [NAME OF NOTARY], personally appeared ________, [NAME OF PERSON(S) INVOLVED], who proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence to be the person(s) whose names(s) is/are subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he/she/they executed the same in his/her/their authorized capacity(ies) and that by his/her/their signatures on the instrument the person(s), or the entity upon behalf of which the person(s) acted, executed the instrument.

I certify under the PENALTY OF PERJURY under the laws of the State of _________ that the foregoing paragraph is true and correct.

WITNESS my hand and official seal.


Name of Notary

Notary Public

My Commission Expires


INSTRUCTIONS (Please Read Carefully):

1. This is a revocation of power of attorney or other powers granted.

2. Do not follow this precedent thoughtlessly. Modify it as necessary to meet your instructions.

3. Most Relevant Legislations -- Conveyancing Act 1919, Section 159

4. General Observations

a. The revocation should be certified and copied to the attorney and anyone believed to be relying on it.

b. For cerification of copies of the revocation, a suggested certification of a duplicate power of attorney is:

I [name] certify that this is a true and complete copy of the original.




Status of certifier: eg Legal Practitioner, Stock Broker, Justice of the Peace etc.

5. Notice of revocation should be given to the attorney and any interested persons and banks, etc.


This Precedent can be used to cancel:

(a) an Ordinary Power of Attorney, at any time after the Power has been granted; or

(b)an Enduring Power of Attorney, at any time prior to registration of the Power and while the Donor is still mentally capable.

It is necessary to inform the Attorney(s) of the revocation as the Attorney's authority does not cease until he or she receives notice of the revocation. A copy of the Precedent should be sent to each Attorney.