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Powers of Attorney Act, 1882 Preamble 1

Title : Powers of Attorney Act, 1882

State : Central

Year : 1882

THE POWERS OF ATTORNEY ACT, 1882 [Act, No. 7 of 1882] [As on 1956] [24th February, 1882] PREAMBLE An Act to amend the law relating to Powers-of-Attorney. For the purpose of amending the law relating to Powers-of-Attorney; It is hereby enacted as follows: View Complete Act      List Judgments citing this section

Powers of Attorney Act, 1882 Section 1

Title : Short Title

State : Central

Year : 1882

This Act may be called the Powers-of-Attorney Act, 1882. Local extent.- It applies to the whole of India {Substituted by Act 3 of 1951, section 3 and Schedule, for "except Part B States".}[except the State of Jammu and Kashmir]; Commencement.- and it shall come into force on the first day of May, 1882. View Complete Act      List Judgments citing this section

Powers of Attorney Act, 1882 Section 1A

Title : Definition

State : Central

Year : 1882

In this Act, "power-of-attorney" includes any instrument empowering a specified person to act for and in the name of the person executing it'. ________________________ 1. Inserted by the Powers-of-Attorney (Amendment) Act, 1982, w.e.f. 22-10-1982. View Complete Act      List Judgments citing this section

Powers of Attorney Act, 1882 Section 2

Title : Execution Under Power-of-attorney

State : Central

Year : 1882

The donee of a power-of-attorney may, if he thinks fit, execute or do any1[***], instrument or thing in and with his own name and signature, and his own seal, where sealing is required, by the authority of the donor of the power; and every1[***], instrument and thing so executed and done, shall be as effectual in law as if it had been executed or done by the donee of the power in the name, and with the signature and seal, of the donor there of.This section applies to powers-of-attorney created by instruments executed either before or after this Act comes into force. ________________________ 1."Assurance" omitted by the Powers-of-Attorney (Amendment) Act, 1982, w.e.f. 22-10-1982. View Complete Act      List Judgments citing this section

Powers of Attorney Act, 1882 Section 3

Title : Payment by Attorney Under Power, Without Notice of Death, Etc., Good

State : Central

Year : 1882

Any person making or doing any payment or act in good faith, in pursuance of a power-of-attorney, shall not be liable in respect of the payment or act by reason that, before the payment or act, the donor of the power had died or become1[***], of unsound mind,1[***] or insolvent, or had revoked the power, if the fact of death,1[***], unsoundness of mind,1[***], insolvency or revocation was not, at the time of the payment or act, known to the person making or doing the same. But this section shall not affect any right against the payee of any person interested in any money so paid; and that person shall have the like remedy against the payee as he would have had against the payer, if the payment had not been made by him. This section applies only to payments and acts made or done after..... View Complete Act      List Judgments citing this section

Powers of Attorney Act, 1882 Section 4

Title : Deposit of Original Instruments Creating Powers-of-attorney

State : Central

Year : 1882

(a) An instrument creating a power-of-attorney, its execution being verified by affidavit, statutory declaration or other sufficient evidence, may, with the affidavit or declaration, if any, be deposited in the High Court within1[or District Court] the local limits of whose jurisdiction the instrument may be. (b) Aseparate file of instruments so deposited shall be kept; and any person may search that file, and inspect every instrument so deposited; and a certified copy thereof shall be delivered out to him on request. (c) A copy of an instrument so deposited may be presented at the office and may be stamped or marked as a certified copy, and, when so stamped or marked, shall become and be a certified copy. (d) A certified copy of an instrument so deposited shall, without further..... View Complete Act      List Judgments citing this section

Powers of Attorney Act, 1882 Section 5

Title : Power-of-attorney of Married Women

State : Central

Year : 1882

1[A married woman of full age shall, by virtue of this Act, have power as if she were unmarried], by a non-testamentary instrument, to appoint an attorney on her behalf, for the purpose of executing any non-testamentary instrument or doing any other act which she might herself execute or do; and the provisions of this Act, relating to instruments creating powers-of-attorney, shall apply thereto.This section applies only to instruments executed after this Act comes into force. ________________________ 1.Substituted for "A married woman, whether a minor or not, shall, by virtue of this Act, have power, as if she were unmarried and of full age" by the Powers-of-Attorney (Amendment) Act, 1982, w.e.f. 22-10-1982. View Complete Act      List Judgments citing this section

Powers of Attorney Act, 1882 Section 6

Title : [Repealed]

State : Central

Year : 1882

[Act 28 of 1866, section 39, repealed] by the Amending Act, 1891 (12 of 1891). View Complete Act      List Judgments citing this section

Powers of Attorney Act, 1882 Amending Act I

Title : Powers-of-attorney (Amendment) Act, 1982

State : Central

Year : 1882

THE POWERS-OF-ATTORNEY (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1982 [Act, No. 55 of 1982] [22nd October, 1982] An Act to further to amend the Powers-of-Attorney Act, 1882. BE it enacted by Parliament in the Thirty-third Year of the Republic of India as follows:- 1. Short title This Act may be called the Powers-or-Attorney (Amendment) Act, 1982. 2. Insertion of new section 1A In the Powers-of-Attorney Act, 1882 (7 of 1882.), (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act), after section 1, the following section shall be inserted, namely:- '1A. Definition In this Act, "power-of-attorney" includes any instrument empowering a specified person to act for and in the name of the person executing it'. 3. Amendment of section 2 In section 2 of the principal Act, the word "assurance", occurring..... View Complete Act      List Judgments citing this section

Indian Easements Act, 1882 Preamble 1

Title : Indian Easements Act, 1882

State : Central

Year : 1882

THE INDIAN EASEMENTS ACT, 18821 [Act, No. 5 of 1882] [17th February, 1882] PREAMBLE An Act to define and amend the law relating to Easements and Licences. whereas it is expedient to define and amend the law relating to Easements and Licences. It is hereby enacted as follows:-- ____________________ 1. For statement of Objects and reasons, see Gazette of India, 1880, Pt. V. p. 494; for Report of select Committee, see Gazette of India, Pt. V. p 1021; and for Proceeedings in Council, see Gazette of India, 1881, supplement pp. 687 and 766; and Gazette of India, 1882, Supplement, p. 172. View Complete Act      List Judgments citing this section


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