It depends what you had in 1990.
It was a Enduring Power of Attorney, then it is still valid.
It may not be valid if there was a restriction on it such as that it wasn’t to come into effect until the donor lost mental capacity or if it was for a particular event.
It was a simple Power of Attorney under the Powers of Attorney Act (usually one-page) it would normally (but not necessarily) before one function or transaction but in that case, only lasts 12 months.
It would not be a Lasting Power of Attorney because they have only been around for 12 years.
It’s highly likely that regardless of what it is, any institution that you try to use it with our simply going to say that you need an up-to-date Lasting Power of Attorney.
In any event, the old power-of-attorney would not normally allow you to make decisions on health and welfare, only finance.
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