on his behalf

For him and as authorized by him. State ex rel. La Follette v Kohler, 200 Wis 518, 228 NW 895, 69 ALR 348.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • behalf — [bē haf′, bēhäf′; bihaf′, bihäf′] n. [ME, in phrase on (mi) behalfe, on (my) side < OE be, BY + healf, HALF, side] support, interest, side, etc. [I speak in his behalf] in behalf of or on behalf of in the interest of; for on behalf of speaking …   English World dictionary

  • His Majesty's Declaration of Abdication Act 1936 — c. 3 was the Act of the British Parliament that allowed King Edward VIII to abdicate the throne, and passed succession to Prince Albert, Duke of York. Edward VIII abdicated in order to marry his lover, Wallis Simpson, after facing opposition from …   Wikipedia

  • behalf — be|half [ bı hæf ] noun ** on someone s behalf/on behalf of someone or in someone s behalf/in behalf of someone 1. ) instead of someone, or as a representative of someone: A lawyer issued a statement on behalf of the victim s family. 2. ) in… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • behalf — noun on behalf of also in behalf of AmE a) instead of someone, or as their representative: On behalf of everyone here, may I wish you a very happy retirement. | The President can t be here today, so I m going to speak in his behalf. b) because of …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • behalf — noun Etymology: Middle English, from by + half half, side Date: 14th century interest, benefit; also support, defense < argued in his behalf > Usage: A body of opinion favors in with the “interest, benefit” sense of behalf and …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • behalf*/ — [bɪˈhɑːf] noun on sb s behalf; on behalf of sb 1) instead of someone, or as a representative of someone[/ex] A lawyer read out a statement on behalf of the victim s family.[/ex] 2) in order to help someone I offered to speak to the manager on his …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • behalf — In the name of; on account of; for the benefit, advantage, interest, profit, or vindication of. State v Eggerman & Co. 81 Tex 569, 572. See on his behalf …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Behalf — Be*half , n. [OE. on behalve in the name of, bihalven by the side of, fr. AS. healf half, also side, part: akin to G. halb half, halber on account of. See {Be }, and {Half}, n.] Advantage; favor; stead; benefit; interest; profit; support;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • behalf — ► NOUN (in phrase on (US also in) behalf of or on someone s behalf) 1) in the interests of a person, group, or principle. 2) as a representative of. ORIGIN from a mixture of the earlier phrases on his halve and bihalve him, both meaning «on his… …   English terms dictionary

  • behalf — c.1300, behalve (with dative suffix), from O.E. (him) be healfe by (his) side, and on (his) healfe on (his) side, from healfe side (see HALF (Cf. half)) …   Etymology dictionary

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