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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“Delectus personae.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/delectus%20personae. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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