actual authority

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actual authority

the express power granted to an agent (see AGENCY) by his principal. It appears also in PARTNERSHIP. Where it has been agreed between the partners that any restriction is to be placed on the power of any one or more of them to bind the firm, no act done in contravention of the agreement is binding on the firm with respect to persons having notice of the agreement.
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"You are uniformly charming!" cried he, with an air of awkward gallantry; "and I am persuaded that when sanctioned by the express authority of both your excellent parents, my proposals will not fail of being acceptable."
It was equally impossible to do the plainest right and to undo the plainest wrong without the express authority of the Circumlocution Office.
The immediate former Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinett had directed police officers not allow Ipoa into police stations without his express authority.
Under the SC's administrative circular, a prisoner committed to a national penitentiary following his or her conviction may not be transported outside without the high tribunal's express authority. The SC issued the resolution amid the postponement of several hearings at the Sandiganbayan due to Napoles' absence.
An act of insurrection includes revolt, uprising, disobedience to express authority and much more.
DOJ argued the departments of Justice and Homeland Security have broad and express authority over asylum.
Sanctioning of new projects must receive express authority from the National Treasury but must be demand driven and priority to the people.
The Distributor argued that the power of attorney (the "PoA") given to the attorney representing the Supplier (the "Attorney") does not include an express authority to arbitrate and/or to initiate arbitration proceedings and, therefore, the jurisdictional challenge shall be disregarded.
Thus, RA 6826, Section 3, gave President Cory the express authority 'to issue such rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out any or all of the following powers:'
In these cases, even where there was express authority in the association's governing documents and in the Condominium Property Act, courts held that a board did not have the authority to grant an owner the exclusive use a portion of the common elements.
If the governor approves, the Assembly will give judges the express authority to adjust a court-appointed GAL's pay for good cause shown or for failure to substantially comply with the statutory standards for child GALs.