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QUAESTOR. The name of a magistrate of ancient Rome.

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The EP is elected for five years, but the term of office for president, vice-presidents, quaestors and committee chairs is two-and-a-half years.
This presumably means the traditional offices of quaestor, aedile and duumvir (20), though we have no record of any individual holding these offices in Hispania after the third century.
The Conference of Group Presidents in the European Parliament has decided to recommend to the College of Quaestors to annul its decision of November 2007 authorising the opening of the office of the European Business and Parliament Scheme (EPBS).
Lesser extraordinary magistracies were duoviri investigating high treason, (74) quaestors investigating parricide or other capital offences, (75) the prefect in charge of the grain supply, quinqueviri in charge of the banking, (76) duoviri in charge of the fleet, (77) the prefect of the fire brigade, (78) and the like.
The executive power was divided among the consuls, praetors, senate, quaestors, and others.
An ideal edition would have explanatory appendices like those very helpful ones included in Colleen McCullough's "Masters of Rome" novels, to help us distinguish among aediles, praetors, quaestors, and so on.
12); the consuls are each ascribed four quaestors instead of one (p.
Public accounts were regularly examined by an audit staff, and quaestors were required to account to their successors and the Roman senate upon leaving office.
The terms John of Salisbury uses, senatus, judices et praesides provinciarum, quaestors et commentarienses, suggest the later Roman Empire rather than any regime he was likely to have known personally, indicating an earlier western European source, now lost.
These included: attempts by the Commission to pre-empt the proposals by seeking self-regulation by lobbyists; resistance from the College of Quaestors (a committee responsible for administrative and financial matters directly concerning members, as well as the management of the parliament buildings); and the EP elections of June 1994.
In fact, it was not uncommon for Roman quaestors (public fiscal authorities) to redate their official records after the fact, since at the time of a transaction's occurrence, the date may not have been clear.