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3. Explanatory information

Section 3(1)(c) of the Enduring Powers of Attorney Ordinance (Cap.501 of the Laws of Hong Kong) provides that for an EPA to have legal effect, it must contain “at the time of execution by the donor the prescribed explanatory information”.  Again both the prescribed Form 1 and Form 2 contain a section “Information you must read”, which sets out in detail all the necessary information, thus ensuring compliance with the aforesaid section 3(1)(c).