Section Code: 0845 - 0849

Thai Civil and Commercial Code


Section 845. Broker

A person who agrees to pay remuneration to a broker for indicating the opportunity for the conclusion of a contract, or for procuring a contract, is liable to pay the remuneration only if the contract is concluded in consequence of the indication or of the procurement by the broker. If the contract is concluded subject to a condition precedent, the broker's remuneration may not be claimed until the condition is fulfilled.

The broker is entitled to be reimbursed for expenses incurred only if it has been agreed upon. This applies even if a contract is not concluded.

Section 846. Fixed Remuneration

A broker's remuneration is deemed to have been impliedly agreed upon, if the business entrusted to the broker is, under the circumstances, only to be expected for remuneration.

If the amount of the remuneration is not fixed, the usual remuneration is deemed to have been agreed upon.

Section 847. No Remuneration or reimbursement if already paid by 3rd Party

A broker is not entitled to remuneration or to reimbursement of his expenses if, contrary to his engagement, he has acted also for the third party or has been promised by such third party a remuneration which is not consistent with the broker acting in good faith.

Section 848. No Personal Liability for Performance

A broker is not personally liable for the performance of the contracts entered into through his mediation, unless he has not communicated the name of a party to the other party.

Section 849. No Right to Receive Payments

A broker is presumed to have no authority to receive on behalf of the party’s payments or other performances due under the contract.