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QUAESTOR. The name of a magistrate of ancient Rome.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Once elected, the new President will take the chair and may deliver an opening address before presiding over the election of the Vice-Presidents and Quaestors.
Wikstrom branded the quaestors' proposal as "a complete disgrace" and lashed out at its author, long-standing deputy Astrid Lulling (EPP, Luxembourg).
Quaestors may be credited with responsibility for the language of imperial law.
Next was the election of Quaestors, whose duties include the running of the European Parliament, which also resulted in no member of his new group being elected, despite the fact that the places are usually allocated one apiece to each grouping.
It said: "...will the President ask the Quaestors (MEPs in charge of rules) whether or not they feel that the above member's salary and office expenses should be suspended during his sojourn in the jungle?"
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 ordinary magistrates were urban quaestors, aerarii, (69) plebian aediles, curulial aediles, (70) administers, (71) leaders of the different tribes, triumvirs, quatuorvirs, quinquevirs, decemvirs, (72) 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.
All members of each particular office were of equal rank and could veto acts of other members and higher magistrates (Consuls) could veto acts of lower magistrates (Quaestors).
12); the consuls are each ascribed four quaestors instead of one (p.

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