Belonging or pertaining to a judicial visitor or visitation: as, visitatorial power; hence, pertaining to any authorized inspector or examination: as, a health officer's visitatorial work or authority. Also visitorial.
The Governors resented, too, the visitatorial power of the Royal Institution.
The visitation opened apparently in the summer of 1535, although the visitatorial powers of the bishops were not suspended until the eighteenth of the following September.
Wolsey had used his legatine authority to extort money from monasteries as the price of their immunity from his visitatorial powers.
The Queen, however, still had over the Church a visitatorial power of vast and undefined extent.
The word 'visitatorial' comes from a Latin word meaning 'visit'.