Scope Of Liability Of Principle For The Tort Of His Agent

A authorises B to buy 500 sheep for him. B buys 500 sheep and 200 lambs for one sum of Rs.6000. Can A repudiate the whole transaction? Is A bound by the act of an agent B who exceeds his authority?
Posted 1 year ago  | 
Corporate Law,General Legal
Corporate Law General Legal

1 Answer(s)

Soumya
Advocate

Where an agent does more than what he is authorised to do, and what he does is beyond the scope of his authority and cannot be separated from what is within it, the principal is not bound to recognise the transaction.