Summers v Salomon (1857)
- The defendant principal owned a jewellery shop, which employed his nephew as agent
- After leaving the shop, the nephew ordered jewellery from suppliers
- After taking delivery of the jewellery, the nephew disappeared
- Was the defendant liable for the acts of his nephew?
- Although actual authority has been terminated, the defendant’s representation of his nephew’s authority was continuing, and therefore the nephews apparent authority still existed
Posted in Commercial Law Revision Notes.
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