If the person is in a sound mental state but weak and immobile, with the doctors certificate, can the Power of Attorney be obtained at home and will a thumb impression work for POA?
Yes the POA deed can be executed by him and also the registrar can be called in to the house for registering the same by paying the prescribed fee for the purpose. The POA duly execute before the Registrar at home is valid even if it was by a thumb impression also.
Is POA only for a specific transaction or it is a general POA for different transactions like sale of property, adding oneself as a joint holder to the bank and operating locker etc
The POA can be in general also mentioning all the deeds the power agent is required to do on behalf of the principal. There can be a specific mention about the operation of bank account and the locker account too in the same deed. Normally the bankers will insist on a special or separate authorisation for the purpose of banking operations but since this is got done registered at home by the Registrar visiting home, this may be treated as a valid document by the bankers too.
Also, can all these proceedings take place at home including adding the joint holder
For joint operation of the banking transaction, a separate form for applying for joint holder is to be filled besides this authorisation through this POA deed.
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