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malfeasance

Law the doing of a wrongful or illegal act, esp by a public official
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The road to Sunday's presidential election in Guatemala has been a chaotic flurry of court rulings and shenanigans, illegal party-switching and allegations of malfeasance that torpedoed the candidacies of two of the top three candidates.
As theologian Richard Gaillardetz notes in the same article: "You are asking an episcopal structure to address a problem of episcopal malfeasance."
The revenue authority, as though to call the bluff of the former customs officer, now a private legal practitioner, in response to the request, stated that if he, the lawyer, believed that any officer had misconducted himself in respect of the alleged malfeasance, he may furnish it with any relevant evidence.
'The ERC commissioners have committed malfeasance, misfeasance and nonfeasance, rendering illegal ERC's issuance of Resolution 1 series of 2016 that delayed the effectivity of the competitive selection process,' the report said.
The Revised Penal Code defines malfeasance as a public servant carrying out an act prohibited by law, misfeasance as an improper or irregular performance of an act and nonfeasance as the failure to do an act that one is required to do.
The fines are the result of tender malfeasance and the fact that the winners of the tenders are set beforehand.
A group of civil defence volunteers has accused high-ranking officers in the force of malfeasance and demanded to see the interior minister to inform him, it emerged on Monday.
Project Veritas also offered a $10,000 award for any other content that "exposes media malfeasance."
But North Wales Chief Constable Mark Polin told Mr Williams: "There's reference in the Macur Review report that identifies a concern on her behalf as to whether there was malfeasance in public office by those who represented other bodies that existed at the time.
Wilson expounds on matters of race and resentment in American politics in a new paper titled "Perceived electoral malfeasance and resentment over the election of Barack Obama."
The committee shall supervise the issues relating to women and in case of any malfeasance or misfeasance, shall put forth its recommendations, for legal action, in accordance with law.
Nazir Razak is to resume his duties as the chair of CIMB Group Holdings Bhd (KLSE: CIMB) after a review exonerated him of malfeasance.