moral turpitude


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moral turpitude

- Evil character or lack of integrity.
See also related terms for integrity.
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As for the moral turpitude that man unveiled to me, even with tears of penitence, I can not, even in memory, dwell on it without a start of horror.
CM shall in case of substantial allegations of gross misconduct, inefficiency, corruption, violation of budgetary provision, moral turpitude, maladministration and mismanagement remove the VC after giving him an opportunity of show cause against such removal," reads the Bill.
Niec is] amenable to removal proceedings as a result of two 1992 state convictions for malicious destruction of property and receiving stolen property, both of which are crimes involving moral turpitude," ICE told CNN in a statement.
Former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was disqualified on June 19, 2012, from holding a seat in the parliament for committing contempt of the court on moral turpitude under Article 63 of the Constitution, which specified disqualification for five years.
Nor is there any evidence that the conviction pertains to any offense involving moral turpitude.
Lastly, the court said Villegas had not been convicted of any offense involving moral turpitude.
The newly endorsed bill bars a person, accused of corruption, rape/extortion, human trafficking, drugs trafficking, and property purification, misusing passport, kidnapping or moral turpitude or any other kind of criminal offence, from contesting election.
ISLAMABAD -- Leveling serious allegation of moral turpitude against Imran Khan and his shying away from corrupt elements in the party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf key female leader and member National Assembly Ayesha Gulalai Tuesday announced to part ways with the party.
ISLAMABAD -- PTI's Member of the National Assembly Ayesha Gulalai on Tuesday accused Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan of moral turpitude and sought his disqualification under Articles 62 and 63 of the Constitution.
The conviction was found to carry moral turpitude, meaning he will be barred from serving in the Knesset for seven years after completing his sentence.
The same Section of the law provides that an official of the SK, either elective or appointee, must be a citizen of the Philippines, a qualified voter of the Katipunan ng Kabataan, a resident of the barangay for not less than one (1) year immediately preceding the day of the elections, must be able to read and write Filipino, English, or the local dialect, must not be related within the second civil degree of consanguinity or affinity to any incumbent elected national official or to any incumbent elected regional, provincial, city, municipal, or barangay official, in the locality where he or she seeks to be elected, and must not have been convicted by final judgment of any crime involving moral turpitude.
She noted that "standards prepared by the Commission for the selection of ministers include not to nominate any former minister or agent of the Ministry or even the retired in rank of undersecretary of the Ministry, and must have a bachelor's degree or above, and have experience in the field work occupied in the ministry, at least 20 years, and to be of good conduct and reputation and not to be involved in issues of integrity or acts involving moral turpitude and also make it clear that covered by the de-Baathification.