142. Principal's right on agent's bankruptcy.

Where the agent becomes bankrupt1, the general rule that the agent's unauthorised dispositions are not binding on the principal2 applies in favour of the principal against the agent's trustee in bankruptcy and creditors, and entitles the principal to follow and recover any goods of his in the possession of the agent3, together with any debts which may be due to him in his capacity as agent of the principal4. This right of the principal is, however, subject to any lien which the agent may have in respect of the goods or debts