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ASSESSORS, civil law. So called from the word adsidere, which Signifies to be seated with the judge. They were lawyers who were appointed to assist, by their advice, the Roman magistrates, who were generally ignorant of law. being mere military men. Dig. lib. 1, t. 22; Code, lib. 1, t. 51.
     2. In our law an assessor is one who has been legally appointed to value and appraise property, generally. with a view of laying a tax on it.

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The seminar was also part of encouraging more UAE nationals to join as assessors in the Dubai Quality Award (DQA) programme and explaining to them the eligibility criteria and processes involved in an assessor's role, said a press release.
These advisers will need to be active members of an accredited Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) Accreditation Scheme for either domestic energy assessors (DEAs) or non-domestic energy assessors (NDEAs) as appropriate.
Loss assessors are there to help you when times are bad; fighting on your side when you have suffered a big loss that results in an insurance claim.
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Grocery charity Caravan held a two-day Welfare Assessors Conference last week to bring its assessors up to speed on government policy changes.
Property tax assessors and their methodologies often become the target of this frustration, causing them to become the focus of taxpayer pressure to reduce the burden.
Membership is now down to 64 companies, about a quarter of its peak membership, and the number of qualified assessors is down to 15 from a peak of more than 100.