ex officio
ex of·fic·io /'eks-ə-'fi-shē-ō, -sē-ō/ adv or adj [Late Latin]: by virtue or because of an office
the Vice President serves ex officio as president of the Senate
an ex officio member of the board

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

ex officio
I adverb authoritarian, by divine right, by law, by right, de jure, duly, empowered, in authority, in charge, in control, in office, official II index clerical

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


ex officio
adj.
(Latin) Out of duty; by virtue of one’s office or status; used to describe powers that are not explicitly defined in an officer’s duties but that are implied because they are necessary to the performance of the office.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


ex officio
'by virtue of office'.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


ex officio
(ex oh-fish-ee-oh) Latin for "from the office." Used when someone holds one position because of the authority he or she has from another position (such as being on a committee simply because one is president of the corporation).
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


ex officio
(Latin: From office.)
By virtue of the characteristics inherent in the holding of a particular office without the need of specific authorization or appointment.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


ex officio
I
[Latin, From office.] By virtue of the characteristics inherent in the holding of a particular office without the need of specific authorization or appointment.
II By virtue.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

ex officio
[ex oh-fish-ee-oh]
adj.
   Latin for "from the office," to describe someone who has a right because of an office held, such as being allowed to sit on a committee simply because one is president of the corporation.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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