2009 Louisiana Civil Code :: CC 3008 - Liability for acts beyond authority; ratification

Art. 3008. Liability for acts beyond authority; ratification

If the mandatary exceeds his authority, he is answerable to the principal for resulting loss that the principal sustains.

The principal is not answerable to the mandatary for loss that the mandatary sustains because of acts that exceed his authority unless the principal ratifies those acts.

Acts 1997, No. 261, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1998.

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