2017 Georgia Code
Title 10 - Commerce and Trade
Chapter 6B - Uniform Power of Attorney
Article 2 - Authority of Agent
§ 10-6B-45. Stocks and bonds

Universal Citation: GA Code § 10-6B-45 (2017)
  • Unless the power of attorney otherwise provides, language in a power of attorney granting general authority with respect to stocks and bonds shall authorize the agent to:
    • (1) Buy, sell, and exchange stocks and bonds;
    • (2) Establish, continue, modify, or terminate an account with respect to stocks and bonds;
    • (3) Pledge stocks and bonds as security to borrow, pay, renew, or extend the time of payment of a debt of the principal;
    • (4) Receive certificates and other evidences of ownership with respect to stocks and bonds; and
    • (5) Exercise voting rights with respect to stocks and bonds in person or by proxy, enter into voting trusts, and consent to limitations on the right to vote.
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