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DEPUTY STEWARD Definition & Legal Meaning

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A steward of a manor may depute or authorize another to hold a court; aud tlie actsdone in a court so holden will be as legal as if the court had been holden by the chiefsteward in person. So an under steward or deputy may authorize another as subdeputy,pro hac vice, to hold a court for him ; such limited authority not being inconsistent withthe rule delegatus non potest delegare. Wharton.


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