Agency Of Necessity

An agency implied by law in situations of emergency where it is necessary for an agent to act to protect his principal’s interest, even though the action may not be expressly sanctioned or authorized by the terms of his agency. Thus, a master of a ship, in a case of emergency during a […]

Agency, Agent

A relationship by which one person represents or acts for another with the latter’s authority. An agent is one who so acts under the authority of that other person called his principal. An agent may be a gratuitous person, who cannot be compelled by a principal to act as an agent, unless […]