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DELECTUS PERSON Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

Lat. Choice of the person. By this term is understood theright of a partner to exercise his choice and preference as to the admission of any newmembers to the firm, and as to the persons to be so admitted, if any.In Scotch law. The personal preference which is supposeu to have been exercisedby a landlord in selecting his tenant, by the members of a firm in making choice of partners,in the appointment of persons to office, and other cases. Nearly equivalent to personaltrust, as a doctrine in law. Bell.


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