2021 South Dakota Codified Laws
Title 59 - Agency
Chapter 06 - Relationship Between Principal And Third Persons
Section 59-6-9 - Responsibility of principal for agent's negligence or omission.

Universal Citation: SD Codified L § 59-6-9 (2021)

59-6-9. Responsibility of principal for agent's negligence or omission.

Unless required by or under authority of law to employ that particular agent, a principal is responsible to third persons for the negligence of his agent in the transaction of the business of the agency, including wrongful acts committed by such agent in and as part of the transaction of such business; and for his willful omission to fulfill the obligation of the principal.

Source: CivC 1877, §1374; CL 1887, §3997; RCivC 1903, §1693; RC 1919, §1275; SDC 1939, §3.0309.

See Cal Civ Code, §2338.

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