Does the law of agency apply when one party gives explicit or implicit authority to another party (the principal) to enter contracts with third parties?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Aslan Electrical,Plumbing,Gasfitting,Refrigeration& Sheetmetal Services Ltd. v. Moran, 2021 BCCRT 257 (CanLII):

29. The law of agency applies when one party (the principal) gives explicit or implicit authority to another party (the agent) to enter contracts with third parties on its behalf (see De Cotiis v. Hothi, 2019 BCCA 472 starting at paragraph 54).

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