Section 218 - Agent's duty to pay sums received for principal,
Section 219 - When agent's remuneration becomes due : Indian Contract Act
What is Principal's right to benefit gained by agent dealing on his
own account in business of agency? What is Agent's right of retainer
out of sums received on principal's account? Section 216 and 217 of Indian Contract Act
Section 218 of Indian Contract Act 1872 : "Agent's duty to pay
sums received for principal"
218. Subject to such deductions, the agent is bound to pay to
his principal all sums received on his account.
Section 219 of Indian Contract Act 1872 : "When agent's
remuneration becomes due"
219. In the absence of any special contract, payment for the
performance of any act is not due to the agent until the completion
of such act; but an agent may detain moneys received by him on
account of goods sold, although the whole of the goods consigned to
him for sale may not have been sold, or although the sale may not be