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Law of Agency
Last Updated Date:   1 June 2021


5 Credits,  Semester 1

Course Description:
This course provides a detailed examination of the principles of agency law. Broadly speaking, agency involves one person acting for another. Agents may be of many different kinds spanning different settings and industries. Shop assistants, solicitors, auctioneers, estate agents, are common examples of agents.

This course covers both 'internal' and 'external' dimensions of agency. Topics covered include definitions of agency, how agency relationships are created, different types of authority, agency’s application outside contract, and the rights and duties between principal and agent.

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Course Convenor: As/P Rachel Leow

Co-teacher(s): NA

Module Codes: LL4323V / LL5323V / LL6323V / LLJ5323V

Contact Hours: 3 hour weekly seminar

Workload: 3 hours

Mode of Assessment: Class Participation - 25% & Final Exam - 75%

Preclusions: LL4323/LL5323/LL6323/LLJ5323 Law of Agency

Prerequisites: NUS Compulsory Core Law Curriculum or common law equivalent.

Examination Date: Tuesday, 23 November 2021 (PM)

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