2019 Maine Revised Statutes
TITLE 18-C: PROBATE CODE
Article 5: MAINE UNIFORM GUARDIANSHIP, CONSERVATORSHIP AND PROTECTIVE PROCEEDINGS
Part 9: MAINE UNIFORM POWER OF ATTORNEY ACT
Subpart 4: MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
18-C §5-963. Effect on existing powers of attorney

§5-963. Effect on existing powers of attorney

Except as otherwise provided in this Part:   [PL 2017, c. 402, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); PL 2019, c. 417, Pt. B, §14 (AFF).]

1.  Application to powers of attorney.  This Part applies to a power of attorney created before, on or after September 1, 2019;  

[PL 2019, c. 417, Pt. B, §7 (AMD).]

2.  Application to judicial proceedings commenced on or after September 1, 2019.  This Part applies to a judicial proceeding concerning a power of attorney commenced on or after September 1, 2019; and  

[PL 2019, c. 417, Pt. B, §7 (AMD).]

3.  Application to judicial proceedings commenced before September 1, 2019.  This Part applies to a judicial proceeding concerning a power of attorney commenced before September 1, 2019, unless the court finds that application of a provision of this Part would substantially interfere with the effective conduct of the judicial proceeding or prejudice the rights of a party, in which case that provision does not apply and the superseded law applies.  

[PL 2019, c. 417, Pt. B, §7 (AMD).]

An act done before September 1, 2019 is not affected by this Part.   [PL 2019, c. 417, Pt. B, §7 (AMD).]

SECTION HISTORY

PL 2017, c. 402, Pt. A, §2 (NEW). PL 2017, c. 402, Pt. F, §1 (AFF). PL 2019, c. 417, Pt. B, §8 (AMD). PL 2019, c. 417, Pt. B, §14 (AFF).

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