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Section 183 -The Indian Contract Act, 1872

The Indian Contract Act, 1872


183. Who may employ agent –


Any person who is of the age of majority according to the law to which he is subject, and who is of sound mind, may employ an agent.




Since the defendant is weak, mentally infirm and cannot comprehend for herself, the power of attorney which authorised to act as agent of the defendant had been exhausted because of the defendant’s incapacity; Mahendra Pratap Singh v. Padam Kumari Devi, AIR 1993 All 182.  



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