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Thank you. It would be sensible to consider contacting your mothers GP to ask them to carry out an assessment of capacity. They do ot have to use this form but it can be helpful to do so, particularly if there is a later application contemplated to the court of Protection.
There will be a charge for this service of typically £100-200. this assessment will form crucial evidence in the event that your sister decides to go forward with the POA and can be provided to the Office of Public Guardianship as an objection to registration without which it cannot be used.
If your mother lacks capacity then she cannot grant a POA. Instead an application for deputyship would be required.
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