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Chapter 15, Problem 4MC
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Mutual agency is defined as:

A. a mutual agreement

B. the right of all partners to represent the company’s normal business operations

C. a synonym for partnership

D. a partnership between two partnerships

To determine

Concept introduction:

Mutual Agency:

The term “Mutual Agency” is used to define the relationship between the partners in a partnership firm. As per the Mutual agency concept, each partner is principal as well as the agent of another partner and they work for the benefit of partnership firm together. Each partner is the agent of the partnership business and has the ability to take decisions on behalf of them and bound the same.

To choose:

The correct option.

Explanation of Solution

Explanation for correct answer:

According to the concept of mutual agency, each partner is an agent of the partnership business and has the ability to take decisions on behalf of the partnership. Hence, it is the right of all the partners to represent the company’s normal business operations. So, option B is correct.

Explanation for incorrect answers:

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