Section Code: 0826 - 0832
Thai Civil and Commercial Code
Chapter 5: Extinction of Agency
Section 826. Revoking or Renouncing Agency
Agency is extinguished by the principal revoking or by the agent renouncing the agency.
It is also extinguished when either party dies or becomes incapacitated or bankrupt, unless the contrary appears from the terms of the agreement or the nature of the business.
Section 827. Revocation at any Time
The principal may revoke the authority and the agent may renounce the agency at any time.
Except in case of unavoidable necessity, the party who revokes or renounces the agency at a time which is inconvenient to the other party is liable to such party for any injury resulting therefrom.
Section 828. Death or Incapacity of the Principal
When agency is extinguished by the death of the principal or by the principal becoming incapacitated or bankrupt, the agent must take all reasonable steps to protect the interest entrusted to him until the heirs or representatives of the principal can protect such interest.
Section 829. Protecting the Interests of the Principal
When agency is extinguished by the death of the agent or the agent becoming incapacitated or bankrupt, the heir or the person having lawful charge of the agent's estate must notify the principal and take steps to protect the interest of the principal as may be reasonable under the circumstances until the principal can protect such interest.
Section 830. Notification Requirements
The causes for extinction of agency, whether arising from the principal or agent, cannot be set up against the other party, until they have been notified to the other party or the latter has knowledge of them.
Section 831. Good Faith Third Parties
The extinction of agency cannot be set up against a third person acting in good faith, unless the third person is ignorant of the fact through his own negligence.
Section 832. Demand for Surrender of Written Authority
On extinction of agency, the principal is entitled to demand the surrender of any written authority given to the agent.