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accountability

The traceability of actions performed on a system to a specific system entity (user, process, device). For example, the use of unique user identification and authentication supports accountability; the use of shared user IDs and passwords destroys accountability.
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Tribunal panel chair Professor Stephen Miller told Ramachandran: "The panel is of the opinion that the wholly unacceptable nature of your misconduct, involving as it did the violation of a young patient's rights, an abuse of trust and sexually abusive behaviour, is fundamentally incompatible with continued registration.
Justice Gerry Allbright did not order Delaire to pay any of the money back, though he called the situation a "significant abuse of trust.
Ricky Bates, 24, of Marnel Drive, Wolverhampton, who worked at a branch of Birmingham Midshires Building Society, had admitted five charges of fraud by abuse of trust and one charge of money laundering at an earlier hearing.
Sheriff Beckett added: "It is an abuse of trust and you did it for selfish, personal reasons.
A Merseyside police spokesman said last night: "A 37-year-old woman from the Hightown area, who was arrested on April 21, 2010, on suspicion of abuse of trust has been bailed pending further inquiries.
District Judge Gary Allen Feess, calling actions by Dowie and Stodder an abuse of trust, recommended incarcerating them in a low-security federal prison camp in Southern California.
She said that while some would see it as every schoolboy's fantasy, the relationship involved a serious abuse of trust.
There are sexual predators in every walk of life, but where it comes with an abuse of trust, it is so much more damaging.