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This practice note examines powers of attorney, in particular, ordinary or general powers of attorney and their commercial application. It includes links to standard documents for ordinary powers of attorney and specimen execution clauses. For further details on other types of powers of attorney, see Practice note, Lasting powers of attorney and Practice note, Enduring powers of attorney.