Guassen v Morton (1830)


  • A principal authorised his agent to sell some of his land to pay off a debt owed personally to his agent


  • Was the agent’s authority to sell revocable?


  • No


  • Where an agent’s authority is given to secure his pre-existing interest in relation to the principal, and that authority is conferred by deed, it is irrevocable
RELATED CASE  Sovfracht v Van Udens (1943)

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