1. Of or relating to an official visitor or visit.
2. Having the right or power of visitation.


(ˌvɪzɪtəˈtɔːrɪəl) or


1. of, relating to, or for an official visitation or visitor
2. empowered to make official visitations
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Corporations cannot invoke that privilege because of "the reservation of the visitatorial power of the State, and in the authority of the National Government where the corporate activities are in the domain subject to the powers of Congress.
A later Supreme Court decision spoke of "[t]he [state's] reserved power of visitation" and said that "the visitatorial power .
Following an initial investigation, vicechancellor Sir Colin Lucas decided the matter should be referred to the Visitatorial Board, the disciplinary panel for academic staff.