Section 179 in The Indian Contract Act, 1872

Title: Pledge where pawnor has only a limited interest.

Description: Where a person pledges goods in which he has only a limited interest, the pledge is valid to the extent of that interest.

Title: Suit by bailor or bailee against wrong-doer.

Description: If a third person wrongfully deprives the bailee of the use or possession of the goods bailed, or does them any injury, the bailee is entitled to use such remedies as the owner might have used in the like case if no bailment had been made; and either the bailor or the bailee may bring a suit against a third person for such deprivation or injury.

Title: Apportionment of relief or compensation obtained by such suits.

Description: Whatever is obtained by way of relief or compensation in any such suit shall, as between the bailor and the bailee, be dealt with according to their respective interests.

Title: "Agent" and "principal" defined.

Description: An "agent" is a person employed to do any act for another, or to represent another in dealings with third persons. The person for whom such act is done, or who is so represented, is called the "principal".

Title: Who may employ agent.

Description: Any person who is of the age of majority according to the law to which he is subject, and who is of sound mind, may employ an agent.