Agency – Actual authority – Extent of putative agent’s authority – Whether express or implied authority to enter into sales contract at a discounted price – Turns on own facts
Agency – Ostensible authority – Holding out by principal – Representation by conduct – Whether reliance on representations reasonable
Agency – Ratification – Ratification by principal of agent’s unauthorised conduct – Ratification by silence or acquiescence
Strata titles – Contract for the purchase of strata titled property – Whether contract excludes or restricts operation of the Strata Titles Act 1985 (WA) – Whether provisions void by operation of s 70A of the Strata Titles Act 1985 (WA)

McCleary v Dien Australia Pty Ltd [2021] WASC 272 (12 August 2021)