Rama Corporation Limited v Proved Tin and General Investment Limited: QBD 1952

The court considered the doctrine of ostensible authority as regards the actions of a single director of a company, identifying three essential elements.


Slade J


[1952] 2 QB 147


England and Wales

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CitedEllis Tylin Limited (Now Known As Dalkia Technical Services Limited v Co-Operative Retail Services Limited TCC 8-Mar-1999
The claimant entered into a contract to provide maintenance to the defendant’s plant. Agents of the defendant did not have authority to enter in to a contract on their behalf. The contract was repudiated by the claimants in ceasing work, and that . .
CitedHill Street Services Company Ltd v National Westminster Bank Plc and Burjor Mistry ChD 19-Oct-2007
The claimant company said that the bank had allowed money to be removed from its account without authority. Originally it said the second defendant, its former director had authrised the payments. On the second defendant denying this, the company . .
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Company, Agency

Updated: 06 December 2022; Ref: scu.181229