Rockland Industries v Amerada Minerals Corp of Canada [1980]

Facts

  • An agent had his agency agreement bought to an end
  • Proceeding this termination, the agent concluded a contract with a third party, who did not know of the termination

Issue

  • Was the principal bound by the contract?

Decision

  • Yes

Reasoning

  • Although the agent’s actual authority had been terminated, his apparent authority had not
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