A general power of attorney is issued for a period of three years on the basis of article 185 of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation. The principal has the right to revoke the issued power of attorney at any time, and the authorized person may also refuse his powers (Article 188 of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation). To do this, it is necessary to comply with a number of requirements specified in article 189 of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation.
It is necessary
- - passport;
- - application;
- - receipt of payment of state duty;
- - registered letter with a list of attachments.
If you are a trustee and plan to cancel the general power of attorney before its expiration, contact the notary at the place of issue of the document. Write a statement, pay the state service fee. You have the right not to indicate the reason for canceling the power of attorney, since Article 188 of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation provides that the principal has the right to cancel the issued general power of attorney without explaining the reason.
Notify your authorized representative of the cancellation of the general power of attorney. To do this, send him a notification in a valuable letter with an inventory of the attachment, which will be handed over against receipt.
Within three working days from the date of receipt of the notification, the authorized person is obliged to contact the notary and return the issued document.
If you are a trustee and want to refuse to exercise the powers granted to you by a general power of attorney, apply with a statement to the notary at the place of issue of the document. Pay the state service fee, present your passport and return the issued General Power of Attorney document.
Send your principal a written notice by certified mail with a list of the attachments. This must be done immediately after you have refused the power of attorney and returned it to the notary office at the place of issue.
If neither the principal nor the trustee has refused the general power of attorney, then its validity period ends automatically after 3 years from the date of issue.
Legal transactions under a canceled or expired general power of attorney are considered null and void. Therefore, all persons dealing with a notarially authorized person must make sure that the power of attorney is valid and the transaction is not considered null and void. To do this, it is enough to contact the notary office at the place of issue of the document and make sure that it is authentic and that the validity period of the general power of attorney has not expired.