Article 26 - Non-Partners who are liable by "holding out"

(1) If
(A) a person {"A") who is not a Partner in a Partnership represents himself, or knowingly allows himself to be represented, as a Partner; and
(B) a person ("B") deals with the Partnership in reliance on the representation,
A is personally liable for the whole amount of any Partnership Obligation incurred by B as a result.
(2) Subsection (1) also applies if A:
(A) is a Partner at the time the representation is made or communicated to B; but
(B) is no longer a Partner at the time B deals with the Partnership in reliance on the representation.
(3) Subsection (1) applies:
(A) even if A does not know that the representation has been made or communicated to B in particular; and
(B) whether the representation is made or communicated in writing, by conduct or otherwise.
(4) Article 24(2) applies in relation to A's personal liability under subsection (1) as if it were a personal liability of a Partner under Article 24(1).
(5) A is entitled to be indemnified by the Partnership in respect of a payment made by him to discharge the whole or a part of his personal liability under subsection (1) for a Partnership Obligation or in reasonable settlement of an alleged personal liability of his under subsection (1).
(6) The indemnity does not affect any claim which a Partner may have against A.
(7) This Article is subject to Article 28.