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INSPECTOR. The name given to certain officers whose duties are to examine and inspect things over which they have jurisdiction; as, inspector of bark , one who is by law authorized to examine bark for exportation, and to approve or disapprove of its quality. Inspectors of customs are officers appointed by the general government: as to their duties, see Story's L. U. S. vol. 1, 590, 605, 609, 610, 612, 619, 621, 623, 650; ii. 1490, 1516; iii. 1650, 1790.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Furthermore, because women were considered responsible for the moral, spiritual and interpersonal aspects of the broader society, strict rules enforced through inspectorial systems were applied to women in schools (Clarke, 1985).
Dowd, "Annual Report for Year 1934: Casino Inspectorial District," in Education Subject Files 1875-1948 (State Records NSW, 1935, January 2).
Also, it is foreseen additional staffing with qualified personnel of the Authority for safety of the rail system, and the preparation of guidelines for issuing safety certificates to railway carriers, permitting drivers, trainers and examiners to perform authorization of training and implementation exams for general professional ability, professional knowledge and competence relating to rolling stock and railway infrastructure to drivers, performing inspectorial supervision.
He sought to establish drug clinics in large cities, tasking them with "medical, educational, and inspectorial" functions and referring to the success of similar institutions in the struggle against tuberculosis and sexually transmitted diseases (Semashko 1925).
A still clearer picture of certain phases of the present situation is revealed through a report of a general survey of conditions prosecuted in the Autumn of 1935 by the newly appointed inspectorial staff.