Agency: un-named principal

Updated: Aug 20, 2021

A term used in a contract of agency where the agent discloses that he is contracting as agent but s not give the name of his principal. re is little difference from a normal cont made by an agent, though it must not be used to persuade third parties to contract lere they would not had they known the identity of the principal. If the agent subsequently refuses to disclose the name of the principal he becomes personally liable.

Reference: The Penguin Business Dictionary, 3rd edt.

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