What can an LPA not do on behalf of the donor?

The attorney is not permitted on a donor’s behalf to:

  • consent to a marriage or civil partnership;
  • consent to the granting of a decree of divorce based on a two-year separation;
  • consent to the making of a dissolution order on the two-year separation of a civil partnership;
  • consent to placing a donor’s child for adoption or consent to the adopting of a child;
  • consent to sexual relations;
  • consent to the donor being provided with medical treatment to treat a mental disorder, or consent to the medical treatment for the donor for a mental disorder if the treatment is regulated by using Part 4 of the 1983 Mental Health Act; and
  • taking part in making a vote.