Relationship of Partners Inter Se
Whether various terms are in utilize to denote the different specification of partners. Then the most central of these terms are like:
(a) A General Partner
However one who not only actively participates in such the business although who also can be held liable such the total debts of the firm. Hence he is a partner in the fullest possible sense of the word there.
(b) A Limited Partner
However one whose liability is limited to the amount of capital such he has invested in the firm. Since he takes no part in the management of the business whether he does like will lose his as "limited liability" then in respect of that transaction.
(c) An Active Partner
Therefore one who takes an active part in such the affairs of the partnership.
(d) A Sleeping Partner
Moreover one who does not take any active part in the affairs about the firm. Since he will have capital invested in the business although remains in the background himself usually. Whether a partner is also acknowledged as a dormant partner there.