ASSISTANT - Black's Law Dictionary

What is ASSISTANT? Definition of ASSISTANT in Black's Law Dictionary

A deputy, agent, or employee; as, an assistant assessor. Pryor Brown Transfer Co. v. Gibson, 154 Tenn. 260, 290 S.W. 33, 35, 51 A.L. R. 193. One who stands by and aids or helps another, and is not an agent. Wells-Dickey Co. v. Embody, 82 Mont. 150, 266 P. 869, 874. Ordinarily refers to employee whose duties are to help his superior, to whom he must look for authority to act. State ex rel. Dunn v. Ayers, 112 Mont. 120, 113 P. 2d 785, 788.

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