act of misfeasance

зловживання владою (про конкретну дію), акт зловживання владою

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  • act — 1 n 1 a: something done by a person in accordance with his or her free will a tortious act see also actus reus b: the failure to do something that one has a legal duty to do – called also negative act; 2 a …   Law dictionary

  • misfeasance — mis·fea·sance /mis fēz əns/ n [Anglo French misfesance, from Middle French mesfaire to do wrong, from mes wrongly + faire to make, do, from Latin facere]: the performance of a lawful action in an illegal or improper manner; specif: the… …   Law dictionary

  • misfeasance — mis‧fea‧sance [ˌmɪsˈfiːzns] noun [uncountable] LAW when someone accidentally makes a mistake when doing something: • misfeasance in relation to the transfer of the assets compare malfeasance, nonfeasance * * * misfeasance UK …   Financial and business terms

  • Misfeasance — Mis*fea sance, n. [OF. pref. mes wrong (L. minus less) + faisance doing, fr. faire to do, L. facere. Cf. {Malfeasance}.] (Law) A trespass; a wrong arising from an overt act; the improper doing of an act which a person might lawfully do. Bouvier.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • misfeasance — (n.) wrongful exercise of lawful authority or improper performance of a lawful act, 1590s, from M.Fr. mesfaisance, from mesfaisant, prp. of O.Fr. mesfaire to misdo, from mes wrongly (see MIS (Cf. mis ) (2)) + faire to do, from L. facere to… …   Etymology dictionary

  • misfeasance — [mis fē′zəns] n. [OFr mesfaisance < mesfaire, to misdo: see MIS 1 & FEASANCE] Law wrongdoing; specif., the doing of a lawful act in an unlawful or improper manner: distinguished from MALFEASANCE, NONFEASANCE misfeasor [misfē′zər] n …   English World dictionary

  • Misfeasance in public office — English Tort law Part of the common law series Negligence Duty of care Bolam test Breach of duty Causation …   Wikipedia

  • misfeasance — /misfiyzans/ The improper performance of some act which a person may lawfully do. nonfeasance means the omission of an act which a person ought to do; misfeasance is the improper doing of an act which a person might lawfully do; and malfeasance… …   Black's law dictionary

  • misfeasance — The improper doing of an act which a person might lawfully do. Greenberg v Whitcomb Lumber Co. 90 Wis 225, 63 NW 93. The unlawful and injurious exercise of lawful authority, or the doing of a lawful act in an unlawful manner. Alias v Rumson, 115… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • misfeasance — Synonyms and related words: aberrancy, aberration, abuse, abuse of office, atrocity, bad policy, befoulment, breach, conversion, corrupt administration, crime, crime against humanity, criminal tendency, criminality, criminosis, deadly sin,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • misfeasance — 1) The negligent or otherwise improper performance of a lawful act. 2) An act by an officer of a company in the nature of a breach of trust or breach of duty, particularly if it relates to the company s assets …   Big dictionary of business and management

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