apparent agency


apparent agency
See agency

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • Agency (law) — Agency is an area of commercial law dealing with a contractual or quasi contractual tripartite set of relationships when an Agent is authorized to act on behalf of another (called the Principal) to create a legal relationship with a Third Party.… …   Wikipedia

  • Apparent authority — (also called ostensible authority ) relates to the doctrines of the law of agency. It is relevant particularly in corporate law and constitutional law. Apparent authority refers to a situation where a reasonable person would understand that an… …   Wikipedia

  • agency — agen·cy n pl cies 1: the person or thing through which power is exerted or an end is achieved death by criminal agency W. R. LaFave and A. W. Scott, Jr. 2 a: a consensual fiduciary relationship in which one party acts on behalf of and under the… …   Law dictionary

  • apparent authority — see authority Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. apparent authority …   Law dictionary

  • agency — /ay jeuhn see/, n., pl. agencies. 1. an organization, company, or bureau that provides some service for another: a welfare agency. 2. a company having a franchise to represent another. 3. a governmental bureau, or an office that represents it. 4 …   Universalium

  • apparent authority — In the law of agency, such authority as the principal knowingly or negligently permits the agent to assume, or which he holds the agent out as possessing. Such authority as he appears to have by reason of the actual authority which he has. Such… …   Black's law dictionary

  • apparent authority —    Appearing to be the agent of another (i.e., the employer or principal) with the power to act for her or him. Under the law of agency, the principal is liable for the acts (e.g., damage caused, contracts signed) of her or his employee (i.e.,… …   Business law dictionary

  • apparent agent — One who, with or without authority, reasonably appears to third persons, as a result of statements, conduct, lack of ordinary care, or other manifestations of the principal s consent, to be acting with authority. Restatement, Agency 2d ed § 8 …   Ballentine's law dictionary


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