implied authority


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implied authority

A principal grants the agent implied authority when there is an implied agency. See implied agency.

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(6) A subspecies of this category covers those situations where the agent acts with the principal's implied authority. The relevant question to establish agency in such a case is to ask what the principal and/or agent must do in order to buttress the creation of the relationship.
In support of its argument, SCD relied on the wording of the Accidia Agency Agreement which referred to 'net price to seller' and on Mr Dickinson's evidence that 'net return price' arrangements were common in the London art market as showing that Accidia had given LAL implied authority to arrange the sale on that basis.
In Winter, the Navy had given the contractor every indication that a Resident Officer in Charge of Contracts (ROICC), who was also the Project Manager (PM), had express or at least implied authority to make contract modifications during the course of performance of a facility renovation contract.
Implied authority is essentially that which is required in order for the agent to do his or her job.
Players are therefore entitled to rely on the word of a coach who has implied authority and creates an expectation that they will be given contracts.
Since it is impossible for the principal to provide a list to the contracting officers of all the powers that might be necessary to perform their job, a contracting officer also is given an implied authority that flows from express authority, to allow him/her to affect the administrative actions that are necessary for contract performance.
Perhaps the local government could rely on implied authority if express authority does not exist.
At the end of a 23-page written judgement, Mr Justice Tugendhat concluded that 'Sanderson had no actual implied authority to enter into the agreement' but that he 'did have apparent or ostensible authority' because the council had allowed Sanderson to be seen as representing it in various negotiations.
Limited exceptions on the requirement of actual authority exist for implied authority, estoppel, and imputed knowledge.
Whoever is authorized to hire personnel has implied authority to fire them, Another rule is that any delegation of local government authority must be authorized by statute, and the mere exercise of authority by another agency does not in itself prove a delegation.
But the league contended that at least an implied authority was given to the directors of ITV Digital to do whatever was necessary to obtain the broadcasting rights, which were vital to the success of the joint venture.
In the absence of federal enabling/authorizing legislation to enter into a partnership agreement, there is no implied authority to do so.