Section 233 Indian Contract Act 1872
Section 233 of the Indian Contract Act 1872 is about Right of person dealing with agent personally liable. It is under “Effect of agency on contracts with third persons” of CHAPTER X of the Act. CHAPTER X is titled AGENCY.
Right of person dealing with agent personally liable
In cases where the agent is personally liable, a person dealing with him may hold either him or his principal, or both of them, liable.
A enters into a contract with B to sell him 100 bales of cotton, and afterwards discovers that B was acting as agent for C. A may sue either B or C, or both, for the price of the cotton.
Section 232 Indian Contract Act 1872 (Performance of contract with agent supposed to be principal)