Agency and Employment Statutes

Agency and Employment Statutes - Agency & Employment...

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1. What title/chapter of the South Dakota statutes is entitled “Definition And Kinds Of Agency”? SDCL 59 -01 2. What is the definition of an agency in South Dakota? SDCL 59-1-1: Agency defined. Agency is the representation of one called the principal by another called the agent in dealing with third persons. 3. What is an actual agency in South Dakota? SDCL 59-1-4: Actual agency. Agency is actual when the principal appoints the agent. 4. What is an ostensible agency in South Dakota? SDCL 59-1-5: Ostensible agency. Agency is ostensible when by conduct or want of ordinary care the principal causes a third person to believe another, who is not actually appointed, to be his agent. 5. What acts may an agent perform on behalf of his/her principal in South Dakota? SDCL 59-3-1: Agent may perform acts permitted to principal. Every act which may legally be done by or to any person may be done by or to the agent of such person for that purpose unless a contrary intention plainly appears. 6. What acts will terminate an agency in South Dakota?
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