Agent in time of emergencies Q4


An agent cannot delegate the authority given to him by his principal. Explain this statement. 5 marks.

Martin was engaged as a REN (real estate negotiator) for selling Jenny’s bungalow house at Jalan Kuching, KL. However, Jenny is always uncontactable as she is a naturalist who frequently explores deep parts of rainforest in South East Asia. In a deal about to be sealed, Jenny was again not contactable. Hence, Martin took the decision to agree on the terms and Jenny was unhappy about some of them.

What are the reasonable allowances for Martin to carry out his work when in emergencies? 15 marks.

(M2022-1 Q4, 20 marks)

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