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William Gordon

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780748625161

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625161.001.0001

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Agency and Roman Law☼

Agency and Roman Law☼

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(p.54) 5 Agency and Roman Law
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Roman Law, Scots Law and Legal History
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William M Gordon

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625161.003.0005

It is notable that Roman law gives little recognition to direct agency, relying mainly on indirect agency. This is seen as a criticism and a weakness in the law but direct agency is not in every respect superior to indirect agency. The criticism of Roman law is then arguably rather exaggerated but even indirect agency could usefully have been developed further in Roman law than it was.

Keywords:   Agency, Direct agency, Indirect agency

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