Officer Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Officer, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Officer?

Any individual appointed or elected in a government or corporate office and who holds the postion of trust, responsibility, integrity and command. The officer can be judicial officer like policeman, lawyers or coporate officers like CEO, Chairperson or government officials like Tax officers, governors.