incidental authority

See implied authority.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • agent's incidental authority — Implied authority to perform those acts which are of like kind with the acts which the agent is expressly empowered to perform and from which the authority is implied. 3 Am J2d Ag § 71 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • incidental — in·ci·den·tal /ˌin sə dent əl/ adj 1: subordinate or secondary in importance or position incidental benefits 2: incident 3: occurring by chance or in isolation incidental use of a person s …   Law dictionary

  • authority — au·thor·i·ty n pl ties 1: an official decision of a court used esp. as a precedent 2 a: a power to act esp. over others that derives from status, position, or office the authority of the president; also: jurisdiction b: the power to act …   Law dictionary

  • authority — Permission. Right to exercise powers; to implement and enforce laws; to exact obedience; to command; to judge. Control over; jurisdiction. Often synonymous with power. The power delegated by a principal to his agent. The lawful delegation of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • authority of agent — The power of the agent to affect the legal relations of the principal by acts done in accord with the principal s manifestations of consent to him. See agent s actual authority; agent s apparent authority; agent s express authority; agent s… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • incidental jurisdiction — authority of a court to rule on issues that arise as a result of a previous trial …   English contemporary dictionary

  • authority — Synonyms and related words: Admirable Crichton, acme, adept, administration, adviser, affidavit, aficionado, agency, agentship, amateur, amperage, announcer, annunciator, appurtenance, arbiter, arbiter elegantiarum, arbiter of taste, armipotence …   Moby Thesaurus

  • incidental power — A power that is directly and immediately appropriate to the execution of the specific power granted. Nicollet National Bank v Frisk Turner Co. 71 Minn 413, 74 NW 160; People ex rel. Peabody v Chicago Gas Trust Co. 130 Ill 268, 22 NE 798. See… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Implied authority — of Contract is a legal term. In contract law, it is the implied ability of an individual to make a legally binding contract on behalf of an organization, by way of uniform or interaction with the public on behalf of that organization. When a… …   Wikipedia

  • implied authority — The actual authority of an agent, circumstantially proved, which the principal is deemed to have actually intended the agent to possess; authority of an agent arising independently of any express grant of authority, as from some manifestation by… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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