What is Delegation? - Definition, Parties & Duties


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Delegation occurs when a party to the contract transfers _____.

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1. In which of the following cases will delegation generally be prohibited?

2. Thomson Pharmaceuticals has commissioned New Wave to design their new marketing strategy for $200,000. New Wave always uses the services of the legal firm Reuters and Sons and delegated creating part of the website to an IT company called Professional Industries. Identify the original obligor from the above scenario:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this assessment to test your knowledge of delegation. It will ask questions about what delegation is as well as contract rights and liability.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students who want to succeed on the test/quiz should familiarize themselves with these topics:

  • The definition of delegation
  • Prohibited delegation
  • Contract liability
  • The differences between delegation and assignment

Skills Practiced

The quiz/worksheet will help students improve these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - read and pull essential information from the accompanying lesson on delegation
  • Defining key concepts - accurately define terms such as delegation
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast delegation and assignment
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding contract rights and liability

Additional Learning

For more information on this subject, peruse the accompanying lesson, What is Delegation? - Definition, Parties, & Duties. It will help you meet these educational objectives:

  • Define delegation
  • Distinguish between delegation and assignment
  • Understand contract rights and liability
  • Learn how and why delegation is prohibited