Koenisblatt v Sweet (1923)
- A vendor’s solicitor altered the principal’s contract of sale to match the purchaser’s copy
- A solicitor is not usually authorised to do this, but his principal confirmed the alteration
- Could the act be ratified? Was it effective?
- Yes, yes
- Effective ratification is equivalent to an agent obtaining antecedent authority
- The ratification was acknowledged
Posted in Commercial Law Revision Notes.
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