80. Degree of skill and care of gratuitous agents.

80.     Degree of skill and care of gratuitous agents.

Where an agent acts without reward he is only bound to use such skill as he has1, except where he has represented himself as possessing skill, in which case the amount of skill requisite is such as may reasonably be expected under the circumstances2. The care and diligence required are such as persons ordinarily use in their own affairs3.