DEPUTIZE

Definition of DEPUTIZE in Black's Law Dictionary 4th Edition – Legal dictionary – Glossary of legal terms.

Definition of DEPUTIZE

To appoint a deputy; to appoint or commission one to act as deputy to an officer. In a general sense, the term is descriptive of empowering one person to act for another in any capacity or relation, but in law it is almost always restricted to the substitution of a person appointed to act for an officer of the law.

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