ROBINSON
V.
MOLETT

(1875) JELR 80168 (HL)    
House of Lords  ·  6 Jul 1875 ·  United Kingdom
 · 
Other Citations
(1875) LR 7 HL 802, 44 LJCP 362, 33 LT 544
CORAM
(Brett J).

ROBINSON v. MOLETT

(1875) LR 7 HL 802, 44 LJCP 362, 33 LT 544

Court: HOUSE OF LORDS

Judgment Date: 06/07/1875

Catchwords and Digest

AGENCY - AUTHORITY OF THE AGENT - IMPLIED AUTHORITY - TO ACT ACCORDING TO CUSTOM OR ACCORDING TO ORDINARY COURSE OF BUSINESS - INTRINSIC CHARACTER OF ACTUAL AUTHORITY MUST NOT BE CHANGED

AGENCY - RELATIONS BETWEEN PRINCIPAL AND AGENT - DUTIES OF AGENTS TO PRINCIPALS - GENERAL DUTIES - OTHER CASES OF AGENT'S BREACH OF DUTY - WHERE AGENT SELLS HIS OWN PROPERTY TO PRINCIPAL - AGENT CANNOT SELL HIS OWN PROPERTY — NOTWITHSTANDING ANY USAGE TO THE CONTRARY

CUSTOM AND USAGE - USAGE - SCOPE, EFFECT AND EXTINGUISHMENT OF USAGES - EFFECT OF USAGE UPON CONTRACTS - MAY CONTROL CONTRACT—CANNOT CHANGE INTRINSIC CHARACTER

CUSTOM AND USAGE - USAGE - SCOPE, EFFECT AND EXTINGUISHMENT OF USAGES - IN GENERAL - DEFINED—GENERAL AND PREVAILING COURSE OF BUSINESS

A person who employs a broker to transact business for him in a market with the usages of which the principal is unacquainted …

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