delectus personae

noun
de·lec·tus per·son·ae | \ di-ˈlek-təs-pər-ˈsō-nē, dā-ˈlek-tu̇s-per-ˈsō-nī \

Legal Definition of delectus personae 

: the selection of a person satisfactory to oneself for a position (as of partner) involving trust and confidence in the other's character, capacities, or responsibility

History and Etymology for delectus personae

Latin, choice of person

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