General Power of
To All to Whom these presents shall
come, I ........ of ......
Whereas I am desirous
of appointing some fit and proper person to look after all my immovable
properties, business and other affairs and requested Mr. ...... of ........
(hereinafter called 'the Attorney') to act for me and manage and look after my
affairs which the Attorney has consented to do
NOW KNOW YOU ALL AND
THESE PRESENTS WITNESS that I, the said ... do hereby appoint the said ..... as
my true and lawful Attorney with full power and authority to do and execute all
acts, deeds, and things as hereinafter mentioned.
ask, receive and recover from all receivers, farmers, tenants and all other
occupiers whatsoever whether holding under a written lease or agreement or
otherwise. of my lands and buildings, all rents, arrears of rent, services.
issues, profits, emoluments and sums of money now due owing and payable or at
any time hereafter to become due, owing and payable in respect of the same in
any manner whatsoever and also on non- payment thereof to take summary
proceedings to distrain or distress according to law And to give notices to
quit, and vacate and file suits and proceedings in ejectment and to recover
rents and compensation for use and occupation And to make like and appropriate
demands and take like and appropriate actions and proceedings against
appoint any fit person to be steward, bailiff, receiver or servant for the
management of my lands and premises and to recover rents thereof and the same
or any of such stewards, bailiffs, receivers or servants at pleasure to remove
and displace as the attorney shall think fit.
contract with any person for leasing for such period at such rent subject to
such conditions as the attorney shall see fit, all or any of the said premises
and any such person, to let into possession thereof and to accept surrenders of
leases and for that purpose to make and execute any lease or grant or other
lawful deed or instrument whatsoever which shall be necessary or proper in that
pay or allow all taxes, rates, assessments, charges. deductions, expenses and
all other payments and outgoings whatsoever due and payable or to become due
and payable for or on account of my said lands, estates and premises.
enter into and upon my lands and buildings and structures whatsoever and to
view the state and defects for the reparation thereof and forthwith to give
proper notices and directions for repairing the same and to let manage and
Improve the same to the best advantage and to make or repair drains and roads
sell (either by public auction or private treaty) or exchange and convey
transfer and assign any of my lands and buildings and other property for such
consideration and subject to such covenants as the Attorney may think fit and
to give receipts for all or any part of the purchase or other consideration
money And the same or any of them with like power, to mortgage charge or
encumber and also to deal with my immovable personal property or any part
thereof as the Attorney may think fit for the purpose of paying off reducing
consolidating, or making substitution for any existing or future mortgage.
charge, encumbrance. hypothecation or pledge of the same or any part thereof as
the Attorney shall think fit and in general to sanction any scheme for dealing
with mortgages, charges hypothecations or pledges of any property or any part
thereof as fully and effectually as I myself could have done.
purchase, take on lease or otherwise acquire such lands, houses, tenements and
immovable property generally as the Attorney may think fit or desirable.
prepare a layout by sub-dividing any land into plots and obtain necessary
approval of any local authority for the same if required.
develop any land or plot of land vacant or with any building or structure
thereon by constructing new building or buildings thereon and on Flat ownership
basis, to sell the flats and other premises therein on such terms as the
Attorney may think fit and to transfer the land with such building to any
co-operative housing society or company or on Apartment ownership basis and to
execute necessary documents in that behalf.
enter into any development agreement with any developer or builder authorising
him to develop any of my properties as mentioned above and to do and execute
all acts and deeds as may be required to be done or executed.
sell or to concur in selling in private sale or In any other manner any of my
stock, merchandise, goods, chattels and other effects, articles and things for
such consideration and subject to such conditions as the Attorney may think fit
and to receive the proceeds thereof and to give receipt for all, or any part of
the sale proceeds or other consideration money.
pledge, hypothecate or charge or concur in pledging hypothecating or charging
with, to or id favour of a Bank or Banks or any other financier body or
Individual any personal or moveable properties, goods, chattels, merchandise,
commodities, effects and things for such considerations and subject to such
conditions as the Attorney may think fit and for that purpose to sign, execute
and deliver all necessary instruments and deeds of mortgage. charge.
hypothecation, pawn. pledge, lien and trust receipts and to receive the consideration
money or otherwise for such pledge. pawn. hypothecation. charge. mortgage. lien
and the like.
to draw, make, sign, accept or endorse pledge, hypothecate or otherwise
negotiate all or any foreign or Inland bills of exchange, hundi, cheques, orders
for payment of money and promissory notes and to sign, seal, execute, deliver,
endorse, accept, assign or transfer all mortgage deeds, bills of lading,
delivery orders or other symbols or Andicia of or documents of title relating
to goods or merchandise, policies of assurances, charter parties, ships
certificates. bills of sale, securities of any Government, municipality or
local authority wheresoever situate or other stocks, shares, debentures,
mortgages, obligations, or other securities of any company or corporation
whether commercial, municipal or otherwise and all and every other public or
other securities, stocks or shares, foreign or otherwise and to deal with the
same and to receive the proceeds thereof respectively.
purchase, take on hire, borrow or otherwise acquire machinery, tools, spare
parts, raw materials, merchandise commodities, goods, wares, articles, effects
and things and to deal in and with the same and to dispose of the same in such
manner and for such consideration as the Attorney may think fit.
borrow any sum of money on such terms and with or without security as the
Attorney may think fit for any of the purposes of these presents.
deposit any money which may come to his hands as such attorney with any banker.
broker. or other person and any of such money or any other money to which 1 am
entitled which now or hereafter is or shall be deposited with any banker,
broker or other person to withdraw and either employ as the Attorney shall
think fit in the payment of any debts or the keeping down of interest payable
by me or the creation of sinking fund for the liquidation of any charges or
encumbrances affecting any moveable and immovable property or any part thereof
or in or about any of the purpose mentioned in these presents or otherwise for
my use and benefit or to invest in any such stocks, funds, shares or securities
as the Attorney may think proper and to receive and give receipts for any
Income or dividends arising from such investments and the same investments to
vary or dispose of as the Attorney may think fit.
continue and or to open new, current and or overdraft accounts in my name with
any Banks or Bankers and also to draw cheques and otherwise to operate upon any
engage, employ and dismiss any agents, clerks, servants or other persons in and
about the performance of the purposes of these presents as the Attorney shall
sell any of my present or future investments and for that purpose to employ and
pay brokers and other agents in that behalf and to receive and give receipts
for the purchase money payable in respect of such sales and to transfer any of
my investments so sold to the purchaser or purchasers thereof or as he or they
may direct and for these purposes to sign and execute all such contracts
transfer deeds and other writings and do all such other acts as may be
necessary for effectually transferring the same.
accept the transfer of any share, stocks, debentures stocks, annuities, bonds.
obligations or other securities of whatever nature that may at any time be
transferred to me.
attend, vote at and otherwise take part in all meetings held in connection with
any company or corporation with which I am concerned as a member, shareholder
or otherwise or In relation to any of my investments and to sign proxies for
the purpose of voting thereat or for any other purpose connected therewith as
freely as I myself could do.
of any of my moneys in his hands or under his control to pay all calls that may
be lawfully made upon me or other expenses that may be Incurred in relation to
any of my Investments and to give security for payment of the same.
exercise all other rights and privileges and perform all other duties which now
or hereafter may appertain to me as a holder of debentures or shares or stock
in any company or corporation.
ask, demand, sue for. recover and receive from every person every body politic
or corporate whom it shall or may concern all sums of money, rents, issues,
profits, debts, dues, goods, wares. merchandise, chattels, effects and things
of any nature or description whatsoever which now are or which at any time or
times during the subsistence of these presents shall or may be or become due
owing payable or belonging to me in or by any right, title, ways or means
howsoever and upon receipt thereof or of any part thereof to make sign execute
and deliver such receipts releases or other discharges for the same
respectively as the Attorney shall think fit.
settle any account or reckoning whatsoever wherein 1 now am or at any time
hereafter shall be in anywise interested or concerned with any person
whomsoever and to pay or receive the balance thereof as the case may require.
receive every sum of money whatsoever which now is or at any time hereafter may
be due arising or belonging to me upon or by virtue of any mortgage, charge,
pledge hypothecation or other security whatsoever and on receipt thereof to
make, sign. execute and give good and sufficient release or other discharges
for the same and also to sign, execute, make and deliver all proper and
sufficient reconveyances, releases and other assurances of the lands and
premises which shall have been mortgaged or charged as security therefor and
also to consent to any such alteration or modification of the nature or
conditions of the said securities as the Attorney shall think fit.
compound with or make allowances to any person for or in respect of the
aforesaid debts or any other debt or demand whatsoever which now is or shall or
may at any time hereafter become due or payable to me and to make or receive
any composition, dividend thereof or thereupon and to give receipts, releases
or other discharges for the whole of the same debts, sums or demands or to
settle compromise or submit to arbitration every such debt or demand and every
other claim. right, matter or thing due to or concerning me as the Attorney
shall think most advisable for my benefit and for that purpose enter into.
make, sign, execute and deliver such bonds of arbitration or other deeds or
instruments as are usual in like cases.
commence any suit, action or other proceedings In any Court of justice and
before any public officer or Tribunal for the recovery or enforcement of any
debt, sum of money, right, title, Interest, property matter or thing whatsoever
now due or payable or to become due or payable or in anywise belonging to me by
any means or on any account whatsoever and the same action, suit or proceedings
to prosecute or discontinue or become non-suit therein If the Attorney shall
see cause And also to take such other lawful ways and means including
proceedings in execution. distress, distraint and the like for recovering or
getting in any such sum of money or other thing whatsoever which shall by the
attorney be conceived to be due owing, belonging or payable to me by any person
whosoever and also to appoint any advocates, solicitors and legal advisers to
prosecute or defend In the premises aforesaid or any of them as occasion may
require And from time to time, them or any of them to remove and other or
others to appoint In their place and to pay them such fees and remuneration as
the Attorney shall think fit or be advised And for all or any of the purposes
aforesaid to sign, execute, deliver. file all necessary vakalatnamas, war-
rants to act, plaints, petitions, applications, defences, statements, ac-
counts, declarations, affidavits, and other documents, papers and writings.
defend any suit or legal proceedings taken against me in any court of law and
to do all acts and things as are mentioned above.
accept service of any writ of summons or other legal processes or notice in any
suit or legal proceedings and any person to represent in such court civil or
criminal, or revenue court or tribunal or before any officer or other Tribunal
make any declaration or affidavit in proof of any debt or debts due or claimed
to be due to me in any proceedings taken or hereafter to be taken by or against
any person firm or company under any Act or Ordinance for the time being in
force for the relief or otherwise of insolvent debtors or the winding up of
companies and to attend all meetings of creditors under any such proceedings
and to propose, second or vote for or against any resolution at any such
meeting and generally to act for me in all proceedings whether by way of
bankruptcy or liquidation by arrangement or by composition which may be taken
against or for the relief of any debtor as the Attorney shall think fit.
exercise any power and any duty vested in me whether solely or jointly with
another or others as executor, administrator, trustee or in any other fiduciary
capacity (including powers and trusts to sell or lease land or to receive and
give good receipts for money) so far as such power or duty Is capable of being
also to appear before the Registrar or Sub - Registrar of any District or
Sub-District appointed or to be appointed under any Act or law for the time being
in force or otherwise for the registration of deeds, assurances, contracts or
other Instruments and then and there or at any time thereafter to present and
register or cause to be registered any deeds, assurances. contracts or other
instruments In which 1 am or may be by the Attorney deemed to be Interested and
to pay such fees as shall be necessary for the registration.
enter into, make, sign, seal, execute, deliver, acknowledge, perform all
engagements, contracts, agreements, deeds, declarations, bonds, assurances and
other documents, papers, writings and things that may be necessary or proper to
be entered into, made signed, executed, delivered, acknowledged and performed
for any of the purposes of these presents or to or in which I am or may be party
or in any way Interested.
appear on my behalf and to represent my interest before the Income tax,
Wealth-tax and Gift-tax and/or other Taxing Authorities in respect of my Income
tax. Wealth-tax, Gift-tax, as also before any Tribunal, or Court.
sign on my behalf Income-tax, Wealth-tax and Gift-tax returns and to submit the
same on my behalf to the respective Taxing Authorities,
sign, declare and affirm on my behalf all the applications, documents.
declarations and affidavits as may be necessary for the purposes of the
Income-tax, Wealth- tax and Gift -tax affairs and to submit and file the same
with the respective Taxing Authorities, to file appeals and references as the
Attorney may be advised and as he may deem fit and proper against the orders
and decisions of the Income-tax, Wealth-tax and Gift-tax Authorities in respect
of my assessment proceedings. to appoint on my behalf such Auditors,
Accountants and Advocates as the said Attorney shall deem fit and proper for
representing me before the Income-tax, Wealth-tax and Gift-tax and/or Taxing
Authorities or any other Tribunal or Court in respect of the Income-tax,
Wealth-tax and Gift-tax Assessments and to discharge them and appoint new
Auditors, Accounts and Advocates as the case may be An their place, to
compound, compromise and settle with the Income-tax, Wealth-tax and Gift-tax
Authorities the orders and assessments made by them, to apply for time for
payment and to apply for instalments for the payment of the amount assessed and
to be paid by me to the Income-tax, Wealth-tax and Gift-tax or other Taxing
Authorities, and to do all acts and- things regarding the said matters.
also for the better and more effectually doing, effecting and performing the
several matters and things aforesaid to appoint from time to time or generally
such person or persons as the Attorney may think fit as his substitute or
substitutes to do, execute and perform all or any such matters and things as
aforesaid and any such substitute or substitutes at pleasure to remove and to
appoint another or other in his or their place.
general to do all other acts, deeds. Matters and things whatsoever in or about
my estate, property and affairs or concur with persons jointly Interested with
myself therein in doing all acts, deeds, matters and things herein either
particularly or generally described as amply and effectually to all Intents and
purpose as I could do in my own proper person if these presents had not been
AND I, the abovenamed
........... do hereby undertake to ratify whatever the Attorney or any
substitute or agent appointed by him under the power In that behalf
hereinbefore contained may lawfully do or cause to be done in and by virtue of
IN WITNESS WHEREOF I,
the abovenamed ........... have hereunto set my hand this ........... day of.
.......... in the .........
Signed, scaled and
delivered by the withinnamed
in the presence of