ostensible agency

Definition of "ostensible agency"
  1. A legal principle where a person behaves as or gives the impression of being an agent for another, creating the belief in third parties that they are legally represented
How to use "ostensible agency" in a sentence
  1. At first glance, it appeared to be a clear case of ostensible agency, due to how the two parties interacted.
  2. The company denied responsibility, stating that any actions taken were under an ostensible agency, not a formal one.
  3. By acting on behalf of the owner of the property, he might have inadvertently created an ostensible agency, thus complicating the legal proceedings.

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