Terms Used In Vermont Statutes Title 4 Sec. 851

  • Justice: when applied to a person, other than a Justice of the Supreme Court, shall mean a justice of the peace for the county for which he or she is elected or appointed. See
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States may apply to the District of Columbia and any territory and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.

§ 851. Appointment and powers of commissioners

The Governor may appoint commissioners in other states and in foreign countries, who shall hold office for five years unless sooner removed by him or her. They may take depositions, affidavits, and testimony to be used in any proceedings in Superior Court, administer oaths and take the acknowledgment of deeds and other instruments to be used or recorded in this State, and their acts therein shall have the same force as though performed by a justice or master in this State.