Section 225 Indian Contract Act 1872
Section 225 of the Indian Contract Act 1872 is about Compensation to agent for injury caused by principal’s neglect. It is under “Principal’s duty to agent” of CHAPTER X of the Act. CHAPTER X is titled AGENCY.
Compensation to agent for injury caused by principal’s neglect
The principal must make compensation to his agent in respect of injury1 caused to such agent by the principal’s neglect or want of skill.
A employs B as a bricklayer in building a house, and puts up the scaffolding himself. The scaffolding is unskilfully put up, and B is in consequence hurt. A must make compensation to B.
Section 224 Indian Contract Act 1872 (Non-liability of employer of agent to do a criminal act)