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in sports, one who engages in athletic competition without material recompense. Upper-class Englishmen in the 19th cent. used the concept to help define their social status, first applying the term to sportsmen who did not need to work with their hands as livelihood,
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Kamran Murtaza, in his petition, had contended that Section 11C of the Legal Practitioners and Bar Councils Act 1973 dealt with the cessation of PBC membership, stating that a member of the council would cease to be a member if he was appointed to an office of profit in the service of Pakistan, or suspended or removed from practice under the provisions of Chapter VII, or incurred any of the disqualifications specified in Section 11B like if he was dismissed or removed from the service of government or of a public statutory corporation, convicted for an offence involving moral turpitude, and had been found guilty of professional misconduct.
He is the second solicitor at the firm to be found guilty of professional misconduct over the handling of clients' cash.
Needless to say that in many of the cases of professional misconduct against judges that Justice Onnoghen has presided over at the NJC, judges have been suspended while still undergoing trial!'
"We have a quasi-judicial committee looking into the matters before us and have an obligation to remain silent until the final verdict for each member is released," said Makori.Mr Makori, however, said new regulations were required to compel public and private agencies to forward documented evidence of professional misconduct against members to facilitate disciplinary action.
Bain claimed that, in the "whole circumstances", it would not be proper to categorise her client's actions as "professional misconduct".
He added that the Malaysian Bar condemns in the strongest terms any involvement by any lawyer in unlawful actions, which would amount to gross professional misconduct and a serious breach of professional ethics.
The Committee found the member responsible for her actions and omissions and that she demonstrated incompetence, professional misconduct and a disregard for the wellbeing and safety of patients.
They have included claims of criminality and professional misconduct. But I, for one, am glad to be a member of a society that does not find criminality in legitimate protest and of a profession that sees the difference between professional misconduct and advocacy for a cause.
Mr Haruf is one of 13 teachers from four Birmingham schools linked to the so-called Trojan Horse plot accused of professional misconduct by the National College for Teaching & Leadership.
Care home manager Nasik Al-Mufti has now had allegations of professional misconduct proved against her by social care regulator Care Council for Wales.
TWO nursing staff have been kicked off the register and two more fined after being found guilty of professional misconduct.

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