Code of Practice for Legal Practitioners

18 April, 2023

This code of practice provides guidance for legal practitioners on how to engage with, and advise, clients who are relevant persons under the Act.

It provides guidance on the specific role of legal practitioners providing statements in support of an enduring power of attorney made under the Act. It also provides guidance on interacting with decision supporters and interveners, as described in the Act.

Plain English guide and video

We have developed a plain English Your Guide to the Codes of Practice. The guide has been written according to the principles of plain English with the support of an experienced plain English practitioner.

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