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WVC 39 B- 1 - 106 §39B-1-106. Validity of power of attorney.

     (a) A power of attorney executed in this state on or after the effective date of this act, is valid if its execution complies with section one hundred five of this article.

     (b) A power of attorney executed in this state before the effective date of this act, is valid if its execution complied with the law of this state as it existed at the time of execution.

     (c) A power of attorney executed other than in this state is valid in this state if, when the power of attorney was executed, the execution complied with:

     (1) The law of the jurisdiction that determines the meaning and effect of the power of attorney pursuant to section one hundred seven of this article; or

     (2) The requirements for a military power of attorney pursuant to 10 U. S. C. §1044b.

     (d) Except as otherwise provided by statute other than this act, a photocopy or electronically transmitted copy of an original power of attorney has the same effect as the original. Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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