Semper, qui non prohibet pro se intervenire, mandare creditur
- Semper, qui non prohibet pro se intervenire, mandare creditur
One who does not forbid another to act in his stead is always deemed to have authorized him to do so.
The maxim is one of equity applicable to the ratification by a principal of the unauthorized act of an agent by silence or acquiescence. See Philadelphia, W. & B. R. Co. v Cowell, 28 Pa 329.
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