Pro Tem Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Pro Tem?

Temporarily, provisional. Short for Latin word Pro Tempore.It refers to a reprentation of one person to the other as a subsitute on temporary basis. Eg. When a chief minister is represented by the deputy minister in a meeting, where the chief minister is not able to make it, is known as chief minister pro tem.