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Once the power has been registered by the Court of Protection, the donor and the attorney no longer have concurrent authority. Only the attorney has the authority to manage and administer the donor’s property and affairs. If, however, even after registration the donor has capacity to perform some tasks, such as running a bank account or shopping, the fact that the power has been registered should not as matter of practice prevent the donor from carrying out these activities. At the time of writing, the government was looking at what procedural changes could be made to the current system of enduring powers of attorney which could be introduced without primary legislation.
Martin Masterman-Lister v (1) Jewell (2) Home Counties Dairies and Martin Masterman-Lister v Brutton & Co . Op cit. The Human Rights Act 1998, which came into effect in October 2000, incorporates into UK law the bulk of the substantive rights set out in the European Convention on Human Rights. Masterman-Lister v Brutton & Co and Jewell & Home Counties Dairies  3 All ER 162. 4. Re Sabatini (1970) 114 SJ 35. Martin Masterman-Lister v (1) Jewell (2) Home Counties Dairies and Martin Masterman-Lister v Brutton & Co .
6 In relation to people who lack capacity to decide about disclosure, a balance must be struck between the public and private interests in maintaining confidentiality and the public and private interests in permitting, and occasionally requiring, disclosure for certain purposes. Some guidance has been offered in the case of R (on the application of S) v Plymouth City Council which concerned an application for disclosure of social services’ records to the mother (and nearest relative) of a young adult with learning disabilities, who was subject to a local authority guardianship order under the Mental Health Act 1983.