A person is required to execute various documents on his/ her behalf both in personal as well as business capacity. There may be circumstances like travelling, sickness, being abroad or like when a person is unable to execute these documents personally. In such circumstances, the most usual method is to execute a power of attorney.
What is a General Power of Attorney?
A General Power of Attorney (GPA) is a document through which an authority to perform a task on behalf of the principal is given to another person called Attorney. GPA is not specific in nature and is generally executed by a person to confer authority to perform banking, financial, legal etc. tasks.