implied authority


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implied authority

authority implied from facts or circumstances. Actual authority is that authority that an agent has pursuant to an agreement between him and his principal; such authority maybe express or implied from the terms of the agreement. See AGENCY.
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Implied authority is the authority of an agent to do whatever is necessary and proper to carry out the agents express powers.
The Commission did not have the express or implied authority to
Implied authority is usually a result of a pattern of approvals to perform certain tasks, or to represent with authority to bind a company.
With this scenario in mind, the case law on apparent and implied authority is examined with reference to the prospect of agent self-authorization.
Cascades acknowledged that, based on AIA's agency agreement with West Bend, Nick Newton had no actual or implied authority to issue the workers' compensation policy before its approval by West Bend.
It is a basic principle of agency law that an agent can bind a principal only within the limits of the agent's express or implied authority.
The heart of physician identity theft is misusing physician prescribing power and the implied authority and legitimacy of their names to shield illegal activity.
The court thus concluded that local governments had implied authority under the Act to ban all billboards and that the city's ordinance was valid.
Any adult acting as an escort will, in the public gaze, be viewed as acting with the full acquiescence of the council and hence with its implied authority.
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.