from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or having the power to make an official visitation
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Same as visitatorial.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as visitatorial.
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Justice Scalia's opinion distinguishes between "visitorial" and "prosecutorial" power over national banks.
Mr. Scalia argues that while the federal Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has sole visitorial power over federal banks, state AGs may nonetheless "prosecute" those banks for violations of state law.
By visitorial he means the power to demand whatever information may be necessary to regulate an institution.
Justice Scalia argues that prosecutorial pursuit of a national bank is fundamentally different from a bank regulator's visitorial powers because prosecutors are subject to judicial checks and balances.
The Board of Overseers, who have visitorial powers over the
The Legislature, I think, for certain purposes, have a right to inquire into an alleged mismanagement of such an institution, a visitorial power rests in the
"As the human resource development ministry is not recommending an independent inquiry, our association has already written to Patil, seeking a visitorial inquiry," he said.
Energy Secretary Angelo Reyes to exercise his regulatory and visitorial powers to ensure that the prices of liquefied gas (LPG) and lubricants are not raised unnecessarily. typhoons that rocked the country within a week as God's writing on the wall against the excesses of the Arroyo administration,
Energy Secretary Angelo Reyes to exercise his regulatory and visitorial powers to ensure that the prices of liquefied oil price adjustment implemented by several oil companies this week,
The call comes after Bureau of Customs (BoC) Commissioner Napoleon L. Morales boasted about the BoC's achievements in running after oil smugglers after the Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) junked the temporary restraining order (TRO) filed by BSJ Fishing and Trading, Inc. to prevent the implementation of the Commissioner's visitorial powers in its facilities at the Navotas Fish Port Complex.