ACT Enduring Power of Attorney

This form follows the format of the enduring power of attorney form prescribed by the government of the Australian Capital Territory.

The enduring power of attorney is not cancelled if the principal loses capacity.

The enduring power of attorney can be used to appoint attorneys as decision makers for property matters, personal care matters, health care matters and/or medical research matters.

It can also be used to authorise attorneys in respect of refusal or withdrawal of medical treatment.

Document Overview:

The principal can:

1️⃣ Appoint up to five eligible attorneys and up to five eligible substitute attorneys;

2️⃣ Choose for the enduring power of attorney to be made in contemplation of marriage, civil union or civil partnership;

3️⃣ Specify conditions and limitations on the attorneys’ authority;

4️⃣ Sign personally or direct another person to sign;

5️⃣ Details for prescribed witnesses can be inserted in the form if known; and

6️⃣ Choose when the power to make decisions for property matters starts – i.e.: immediately; when the principal loses capacity; or from a specified time, circumstance or occasion.

[ACT] Bundle

➲ Discount code is ACTBUNDLE. ➲ Discount on the bundled subsequent documents is 50%.

Test your knowledge and get a discount for this document: take the .

Enter the code WHen you pay full price to Purchase one of the following Self Service documents:

Re-Enter the code at checkout each time you buy the following documents to get a discount:


How do I best provide for the care of my Pet/s if I lose capacity?

Long-term Care for your Pet/s …

✅ If you lose capacity

Formal Arrangements

Plan A ➲ EPOA

Ensure you are able to keep your Pet/s with you [as long as possible] by providing specific written directions ahead of time and including financial provision for the support of yourself, your Pet/s long-term care, maintenance, health + insurance + potentially your Pet/s carer in your Enduring Power of Attorney [EPOA] / NT Advance Person Plan.

Informal Arrangements

Plan B ➲ Friends or Family

Plan C ➲ RSPCA

Think of setting up an informal arrangement with the RSPCA as an Insurance Policy just in case for some reason your friends or family circumstances change and they are no longer in a suitable position to take on the responsibility for long-term care of your Pet/s.

RSPCA Home Ever After / Pet Bequest / Pet Legacy program

Further Reading:

For a more detailed discussion please refer to our blog article “Your Pets are Family: Providing Emergency + Long-Term Care for your Furry, Fluffy or Fine-Feathered Friends!"  by James D. Ford GAICD | Principal Solicitor, Blue Ocean Law Group℠.

Create this legal Document

Most Popular

Self Service

Create the document instantly yourself by entering the key details.



Lawyer Assisted

Create the document yourself with 30 mins help from a lawyer.

Create the legal document yourself with 10 mins help from a lawyer.



Full Service

We create a bespoke document based on
your instructions.




Please turn your device to landscape mode to begin creating your document.

Please turn your device to landscape mode to begin creating your document.

Thank you! Your message has been received!
Oops! Please check your details and try again.
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Please check your details and try again.