52. Acts done and documents executed in the firm name.

An act or instrument relating to the business of the firm done or executed in the firm name1, or in any other manner showing an intention to bind the firm, by any person thereto authorised, whether a partner or not, is binding on the firm and all the partners2. A deed executed by one partner for himself and his partner in the presence of the latter binds both3.

Where, however, goods ordered by two partners in the joint partnership name are delivered to one only and accepted by him on behalf of another business of his own, the other partner