PRO TEMPORE (/ˌproʊ ˈtɛmpəri/ , /ˌproʊ ˈtɛmpərɛ/ or
/ˌproʊ ˈtɛmpəreɪ/ ), abbreviated PRO TEM or P.T., is a Latin
phrase which best translates to "for the time being" in English. This
phrase is often used to describe a person who acts as a locum tenens
(placeholder) in the absence of a superior, such as the President pro
tempore of the
Legislative bodies can have one or more pro tempore for the presiding officer. These positions ostensibly go to legislators experienced in floor debate who are familiar with the content and application of relevant rules and precedents and who have a reputation for fairness among their colleagues.
MAYOR PRO TEM
A common use of pro tempore in the
JUDGE PRO TEM
In judicial courts , attorneys that volunteer in proceedings are called "judge pro tem".
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