36. Oral authority given in general terms.

(iii)     Oral Authority

36.     Oral authority given in general terms.

When authority is given orally to the agent, its terms and extent are questions of fact, depending on the circumstances of the particular case and the usages of the profession, trade or business1. An authority conferred in general terms gives an agent power to act in the ordinary way in reference to the particular business, and to do subordinate acts2, and all reasonable acts in relation to the business3, but does not, in the absence of special conditions, give authority to take