51. Permissible delegation by agent.

An authority to delegate will in some cases be implied, generally on the ground that there is no personal confidence reposed or skill required, and that the duties are capable of being equally well discharged by any person1.

Authority to delegate will be implied in the case of purely ministerial acts, where no special discretion or skill is required2, and in the case of acts subsidiary to the main purpose3. Thus authority to sign may in general be delegated