199x NDJI-CIVIL 925
A partner is an agent for the partnership in transacting its business and has the authority to do whatever is necessary to carry on the business in the ordinary manner [,and for this purpose, may bind copartners by an agreement in writing]. An act or omission of one partner in furtherance of the partnership business is the responsibility of all the partners [even if the others were unaware of the act or omission].
A partner is liable jointly and severally for all obligations of the partnership [unless otherwise agreed by the claimant or provided by law].
NDCC 45-13-01, 45-15-06, and 45-15-08