Holding Out

Legal Definition and Related Resources of Holding Out

Meaning of Holding Out

To represent as true by words or conduct that which may not be true. In the law of agency, a person holds out another as having authority to act as his agent when he so acts as to induce third parties to believe in the existence of such authority, which he is estopped from denying if the third parties act in that belief . See United States Fidelity & Guarantee Co. v Hilliard, 107 Ga.App. 266, 129 S.E.2d559.

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Holding out in Law Enforcement

Main Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of holding out.


See Also

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Police Work
  • Law Enforcement Agency

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