Referee Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Referee?

(n) A referee is the person who was appointed by a court to study any particular aspects of the case referred to him and report to the court his or her finding. For example an auditor was appointed to study, collect evidence and report about the correctness of accounts of the subject matter of the case