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malfeasance

Law the doing of a wrongful or illegal act, esp by a public official
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Estrella and Gambala were also found to be culpable for misfeasance and nonfeasance in the performance of their duties.
South Yorkshire and West Midlands police forces are accused by the families of misfeasance in public office
The top 20 awards total more than PS416,000 and include a payment made in June this year for a death in custody, assault and 'negligence misfeasance.
Now the eight acquitted officers - Graham Mouncher, Thomas Page, Richard Powell, John Seaford, Michael Daniels, Peter Greenwood, Paul Jennings and Paul Stephen - are suing South Wales Police for misfeasance in public office and false imprisonment.
The Cardiff Civil and Family Justice Centre heard that 15 former South Wales Police officers are suing the force's chief constable amid a host of claims including unlawful arrest and misfeasance in public office.
State Committee for National Security launched a criminal probe for misfeasance in office and illegal use of official position while issuing license.
In a civil case now concluded, the Chief Constable of Cleveland Police admitted malicious prosecution and misfeasance in public office.
Mr Alam is claiming damages for malicious prosecution and misfeasance in public office, aggravated and exemplary damages, loss of liberty, psychiatric injury and loss of potential earnings.
The writ entered into the Queens Bench Division of the High Court, alleges "slanderous statement; misfeasance in public office with malice and breach of the model code of conduct" against the community council and two other named individuals, a former and current community councillor.
152, Aguirre told the NBI that it is "directed and granted authority to conduct investigation and case build-up to determine possible misfeasance, malfeasance or non-feasance or other violations of law by members of the panel of the National Prosecution Service over the dismissal of the case entitled: 'PNP-CIDG-MCIU vs.
Aguirre stated the panel members should be investigated 'possible misfeasance, malfeasance or nonfeasance or other violations of law' in dismissing the case.
In his Department Order, Aguirre instructed the NBI to also do a case build-up to see if the members of the National Prosecution Service (NPS) committed possible misfeasance, malfeasance or non-feasance or other violations of law in the dismissal of the drug complaint filed by the Philippine National Police (PNP) against suspected drug personalities.