delectus personae


delectus personae
A choice or selection of the person. Kingman v Spurr, 24 Mass (7 Pick) 235, 238. The doctrine of delectus personae applies to the selection of a natural person in whose integrity and confidence the donor of a power confides and has no application to a corporation which has been appointed as trustee. Adams v St. Clair, 185 Miss 416, 188 So 559.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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