Chapter

Agency

Jack Beatson, Andrew Burrows and John Cartwright

in Anson's Law of Contract

Edition 30

Published on behalf of © J. Beatson, A. Burrows, and J. Cartwright 2016

Published in print May 2016 | ISBN: 9780198734789
Published online September 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780191799372 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/he/9780198734789.003.0023
Agency

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Agency is the relationship that exists where one person (the principal) authorizes another (the agent) to act on its behalf and the agent agrees to do so. This Chapter discusses the modes of agency creation and the different kinds of agency, and the effect of agency: (a) the relations between the principal and third parties; and (b) the relations between the agent and third parties.

Keywords: agents; principals; contract law; third parties

Chapter.  9182 words. 

Subjects: Contract Law

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