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1/3/15 12:49 AM QUESTIONS CH 29 flashcards | Quizlet Ready to study? Start with Flashcards QUESTIONS CH 29 39 terms by alexara3 If apparent authority is present, the principal
Page 1 of 6 conference room at the Kelly Inn. Erica has express authority to contract for the room.
is liable for even the unauthorized acts of the agent. If ambiguity is present as to the principal's
intent, the court will look to the principal's subjective intent. If someone acts without authority, a
"principal" can decide later to be bound by the actions as long as the "agent" indicates to the third party that he is acting for a principal, the "principal" knows all the material facts of the transaction, and the "principal" accepts the benefit of at least part of the transaction. If Denise is hired to work as a cashier, she
has the implied authority to do acts reasonably necessary to carry out her job. The implied authority of an agent is the
same an agent's apparent authority. Respondeat superior means "let the master
answer." As a general rule, an agent is liable on
contracts entered into on behalf of a fully disclosed principal. Erica's supervisor told her to arrange for a
1/3/15 12:49 AM QUESTIONS CH 29 flashcards | Quizlet An act is not "within the scope of
Page 2 of 6 intentional wrongful acts of his or her employees. If a principal accepts the benefits of a whole unauthorized contract, the principal is deemed to have ratified the contract and is bound as if the act had been originally authorized.
employment" if it is expressly forbidden, even if it is of the same general nature as an authorized act. The issue in apparent authority is what the
principal has done to make the third party believe that the agent actually has authority. An employer is generally liable for the

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