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Panorama Developments (Guildford) Ltd v Fidelis Furnishing Fabrics Ltd [1971] 2 QB 711

By Oxbridge Law TeamUpdated 04/01/2024 07:05

Judgement for the case Panorama Developments (Guildford) Ltd v Fidelis Furnishing Fabrics Ltd

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  • X was a Secretary of a company.

  • He hired cars, claiming they were for use by company’s employees in their business; however he fraudulently used them for his own purposes.

Held

  • Company secretary has implied authority to bind company in relation to administrative matters

  • Thus X had ostensible authority to enter into hire contracts. 

  • Thus company liable. 

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