| Commentary

70 Participation in management

| Commentary

(d) Management powers

70 Participation in management

According to the default code in the Partnership Act 1890, every partner may take part in the management of the partnership business1. This is clearly not going to be the intention in some partnerships, for example where one or more partners is to be a sleeping partner with no participation in management of the business, or where the partnership is particularly large and the day-to-day running of the business will be delegated to a smaller committee of partners.

Fortunately, the default provisions are subject to contrary agreement2, so the

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