Article 185. Power of Attorney

1. A power of attorney is a written authorization issued by one person to another person for representation before third parties. A written authorization to make a transaction by a representative may be submitted by the person being represented directly to the relevant third party. 2. The power of attorney for transactions that require a notarial form must be notarized, except in cases provided by law. 3. By notarized powers of attorney are equal to: 1) powers of attorney of military personnel and other persons undergoing treatment in hospitals, sanatoriums and other military medical institutions, certified by the head of such an institution, his deputy for the medical unit, a senior or duty doctor; 2) powers of attorney of military personnel, and at points of deployment of military units, formations, institutions and military schools, where there are no notary offices and other bodies performing notarial actions, also powers of attorney of workers and employees, their families and family members of military personnel certified by the commander ( the head) of these units, formations, institutions or establishments; 3) powers of attorney of persons in places of deprivation of liberty, certified by the head of the relevant place of deprivation of liberty; 4) powers of attorney of adult citizens with legal capacity who are in institutions of social protection of the population, certified by the administration of this institution or the head (his deputy) of the relevant body of social protection of the population. 4. A power of attorney to receive wages and other payments related to labor relations, to receive remuneration of authors and inventors, pensions, allowances and scholarships, deposits of citizens in banks and to receive correspondence, including money and mail order, can also be certified by the organization in which the principal works or studies, by the housing and operational organization at his place of residence and by the administration of the inpatient medical institution in which he is treated. A power of attorney for a citizen’s representative to receive his deposit in a bank, money from his bank account, correspondence addressed to him in telecommunications organizations, and other transactions specified on the first paragraph of this clause on behalf of a citizen may be certified by the relevant bank or telecommunications organization. Such power of attorney is certified for free. 5. A power of attorney on behalf of a legal entity shall be issued signed by its director or another person authorized by its constituent documents, with the seal of this organization attached. A power of attorney on behalf of a legal entity based on state or municipal property to receive or issue money and other property values ​​must also be signed by the chief (senior) accountant of this organization.

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References to other articles of chapter 10. Representation. Power of attorney:
Article 182. Representation.
Article 183. Conclusion of a transaction by an unauthorized person.
Article 184. Commercial Representation.
Article 186. The term of the power of attorney.
Article 187. Redelegation.
Article 188. Termination of Power of Attorney.
Article 189. Consequences of the termination of a power of attorney.