Section 192 Indian Contract Act 1872
Section 192 of the Indian Contract Act 1872 is about Representation of principal by sub-agent properly appointed. It is under “Sub-agents” of CHAPTER X of the Act. CHAPTER X is titled AGENCY.
Representation of principal by sub-agent properly appointed
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-agent.—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 cases of fraud or wilful wrong.
Section 191 Indian Contract Act 1872 (“Sub-agent” defined)