A power which, before 2007, could be granted by a person who has capacity to another person, to empower them to make financial decisions and carry out financial related actions on the persons behalf. The power can ‘endure’ after the person has lost capacity but the EPA should be registered with the Court of Protection to be valid. EPAs only empowers the Attorney to make decisions in relation to financial affairs and not in relation to well-being or care. Since 2007, EPAs have been replaced by ‘Lasting Power of Attorney for Financial Affairs’, however EPAs granted before 2007 remain valid for financial affairs