mala fide


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ma·la fi·de

 (mā′lə fī′dē, mä′lä fē′dĕ)
adv. & adj.
With or in bad faith.

[Latin malā fidē : malā, feminine ablative of malus, bad + fidē, ablative of fidēs, faith.]

mala fide

(ˈmælə ˈfaɪdɪ)
adj
undertaken in bad faith
[from Latin]
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mala fide

adjective
Not being what one purports to be:
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This was mala fide intention of the CDA,' the committee's convener, MNA Abdul Mannan, said, adding that the plot owner paid just Rs1.
Since there has been no work, we can suspect mala fide intent amounting to a white collar crime," the officer said, while requesting physical remand for a detailed inquiry.
Since there has been no work, we can suspect mala fide intent amounting to a white collar crime,' the officer said, while requesting physical remand for a detailed inquiry.
He alleged that false and baseless imputations were made by the makers with the sole mala fide intention to injure and harm the image of a prime central paramilitary force of the country.
The registrar office had stated that the petition was based on mala fide intents, adding that it cannot be entertained under Order XVII, Rule 5 of the Supreme Court Rules 1980.
On February 6, Naseem had made a similar argument that the Elections Act 2017 was passed only 17 days after Nawaz's disqualification, which indicated its mala fide intent.
It may be mentioned that Justice Siddiqui had taken notice of the programme aired on February , in which anchor-person Mati Ullah Jan had the name of the judge with mala fide intention.
On other hand, Advocate Mir Shakeel, the counsel of the suspect, pleaded not guilty and said that the investigation of the case was based upon mala fide intentions.
Now I am confident that there are mala fide recruitment agencies in every country.
Criticizing the act of the government as mala fide, Babar demanded of the government to immediately seize this opportunity with some requisite amendments and implement the bill which shall come in force at once in all areas.
Terming the amendment mala fide and unconstitutional, the petitioners also contended that new rules were being introduced to accommodate Sharif.
The Chief Justice observed that 'quo-warranto' remedy should not be allowed to be a tool in the hands of the relators, who approach the court with mala fide intentions and either have their own personal grudges and scores to settle with the holder of the public office or are a proxy for someone else who has a similar object or motive.