malversation malversation

Definition(s):

  • (n) misconduct in public office

Usage(s):

  • The Inspector General Act was designed to protect patriotic whistle-blowers who seek to reveal malversation in government.

News

  • Court petition aims to force Jenkins out

    MONTICELLO — A group of village residents is petitioning a state court to remove Gordon Jenkins as mayor and village manager under a law allowing an officer's removal for "misconduct, maladministration, malfeasance, or malversation."
    on January 23, 2014     Source: Middletown Times Herald-Record

Quotes

  1. "If they are using public funds, they are guilty of malversation. If they are using private funds, they are guilty of premature campaigning," Santiago, a former law professor, said.
    on May 9, 2009 By: Miriam Defensor-Santiago Source: Manila Bulletin

  2. "Kung naibulsa lamang, anti-graft yung kaso. Pero kung P200 million ginamit sa proyekto at di ayon sa nakasulat sa GAA, technical malversation yan (If the senator just pocketed that money, he or she faces graft charges. But if the P200 million is...
    on Sep 15, 2008 By: Panfilo Lacson Source: GMA news.tv

  3. Pimentel said the order of the President for the subsidies was "theoretically" a valid basis for impeachment since it would fall under "malversation of public funds."
    on Jun 15, 2008 By: Aquilino Pimentel Jr Source: Inquirer.net

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