Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    By a committee means exercise of discretion by committee as a whole and cannot be affected by delegation. See Ann. Cas. 1912B, 495.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    The act of a judge or magistrate in sanctioning and accepting as satisfactory a bond, security or other instrument which is required by law to pass hls inspection and receive his approbation before it becomes operative.