2160. A mandator is liable to third persons for the acts performed by the mandatary in the performance and within the limits of his mandate unless, under the agreement or by virtue of usage, the mandatary alone is liable.
The mandator is also liable for any acts which exceeded the limits of the mandate, if he has ratified them.
1991, c. 64, a. 2160; I.N. 2014-05-01.