1. Acting in place of, or standing for another party by an authorization or legal right through (1) an agent or proxy on behalf of a principal, (2) a counsel on behalf of a client, (3) an administrator or executor on behalf of a deceased, (4) an elected representative in a legislative body on behalf of the electorate in his or her constituency.
2. Presentation of facts or reasons expressed in words or inferred from conduct to induce a particular course of action, such as signing of a contract. Representation includes any condition, warranty, or undertaking, whether oral or written. A person induced into a contract on the basis of an untrue or misleading representation may sue for rescission of the contract and/or for damages.
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