140. Principal's remedies.

(vii)     Corruption of Agent

140.     Principal's remedies.

Where a principal has entered into any contract either through the mediation of an agent1, or directly by himself on the faith of representations made by an agent2, and it afterwards appears3 that the other contracting party had made to the agent4 a payment or promise of payment in the nature of a bribe5, the principal has two courses open to him6. He may repudiate the contract and have it set aside7, or he may affirm it and obtain such relief as