The Office of the Public Guardian is keen to learn how often searches are being made of its registers. These keep records of Court of Protection Orders appointing deputies, enduring powers of attorney and lasting powers of attorney. A survey has been opened which can be completed via the OPG website.
The registers are three databases set up and maintained by the OPG under the Mental Capacity Act 2005. They are• the register of lasting powers of attorney (LPA)• the register of enduring powers of attorney (EPA) and• the register of Court of Protection orders appointing deputies