Nominee Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Nominee.

Nominee (noun)

  1. In politics, a nominee is a person who has been officially selected or proposed by a group (such as a political party) to represent them in an election.

  2. In legal terms, a nominee refers to an individual or entity appointed to act on behalf of another party. They may hold assets, act as a trustee, or manage property for the benefit of someone else. This relationship is often established through an explicit legal agreement.