maladministration


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mal·ad·min·is·ter

 (măl′əd-mĭn′ĭ-stər)
tr.v. mal·ad·min·is·tered, mal·ad·min·is·ter·ing, mal·ad·min·is·ters
To administer or manage inefficiently or dishonestly.

mal′ad·min′is·tra′tion n.

maladministration

(ˌmælədˌmɪnɪˈstreɪʃən)
n
bad, inefficient, or dishonest management of the affairs of an organization, such as a business or institution
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maladministration

noun mismanagement, incompetence, inefficiency, misrule, corruption, blundering, bungling, malpractice, dishonesty, malfeasance (Law), misgovernment a request to investigate a claim about maladministration
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maladministration

[ˈmælədˌmɪnɪsˈtreɪʃən] Nmala administración f

maladministration

[ˌmælədmɪnɪˈstreɪʃən] nmauvaise gestion f

maladministration

References in classic literature ?
Let me next endeavour to show what is that fault in States which is the cause of their present maladministration, and what is the least change which will enable a State to pass into the truer form; and let the change, if possible, be of one thing only, or if not, of two; at any rate, let the changes be as few and slight as possible.
They are recklessly ignoring the clear statement by the Parliamentary Ombudsman that automatic recovery of tax credit overpayments is 'systemic maladministration," she said.
Ombudsman Patricia Thomas found Wansbeck District Council guilty of maladministration.
Just three cases of maladministration were uncovered, with no maladministration found in a further case.
Ms Abraham, who looked at the regulation of Equitable between 1999 and 2001, had said there was no evidence of maladministration by the Financial Services Authority.
The council's failure to enforce the planning conditions in an effective and speedy way and its action in allowing an activity which contravened the conditions of planning consent is maladministration which has caused injustice to Mr and Mrs Lambeth in that they have had to suffer a degree of nuisance over the last two years which should have been reduced,' she said.
Shoaib Suddle, Federal Tax Ombudsman has proposed constitution of a joint committee of FPCCI and Pakistan Legal Awareness Trust PLAT which will sort out the long pending tax issues owing to maladministration.
In a critical report Adam Peet, the local government ombudsman for Wales, found the council guilty of maladministration.
The Ombudsman, Patricia Thomas, found that the council's failure was maladministration causing injustice.
An allegation of maladministration by the Vale of Glamorgan Council has been dismissed by a local government watchdog.
He said 60 companies had been awarded different tenders to supply 26 schools, adding that he could not say with any degree of certainty that there had been acts of corruption or maladministration.
FAISALABAD -- Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) Mushtaq Ahmad Sukhera has said that FTO is taking steps to redress the grievances of taxpayers and address the complaints by carrying out independent investigations about tax maladministration.