Section 221 Indian Contract Act 1872
Section 221 of the Indian Contract Act 1872 is about Agent’s lien on principal’s property. It is under “Agent’s duty to principal” of CHAPTER X of the Act. CHAPTER X is titled AGENCY.
Agent’s lien on principal’s property
In the absence of any contract to the contrary, an agent is entitled to retain goods, papers and other property, whether movable or immovable of the principal received by him, until the amount due to himself for commission, disbursements and services in respect of the same has been paid or accounted for to him.
Section 220 Indian Contract Act 1872 (Agent not entitled to remuneration for business misconducted)