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Section 192, Contract Act 1872: Representation Of Principal By Sub-agent Properly Appointed

Section 192 under the Chapter X (Agency - Appointment and authority of agents) of the Contract Act, 1872 of India - 'Representation of principal by sub-agent properly appointed', is reproduced hereunder:—

“Where a sub-agent is properly appointed, the principal is , so far as regards third persons, represented by the sub-agent, and is bound by and responsible for his acts as if he were an agent originally appointed by the principal.

Agent's responsibility for sub-agents : The agent is responsible to the principal for the acts of the sub-agent.

Sub-agent's responsibility : The sub-agent is responsible for his acts to the agent, but not to the principal, except in case of fraud or wilful wrong.”

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