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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However, the bar councils and the judge term the reference based on mala fide intent.
Summary: Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Aug 20 (ANI): Calling the arrest of his nephew Ratul Puri in a bank fraud case a "mala fide action", Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Tuesday said that he is not connected with Puri's business while adding that the courts will take corrective stand in the matter.
LAHORE -- A compulsorily retired civil judge has asked the president of Pakistan to file a reference against two former judges of the Supreme Court for allegedly passing a 'mala fide and corrupt order' on his appeal against the punitive decision of the Lahore High Court.
The SCBA petition requests the SC to 'declare that Special Reference No.1 of 2019 and Reference No.427 of 2019 are filed for collateral purposes and mala fide in law and fact and without legal basis and hence non est.'
427 of 2019 are filed for collateral purposes and mala fide in law and fact and without legal basis and hence non est." It also calls for the SJC to be restrained from proceeding further in the references and for all current proceedings to be declared "void, discriminatory and corum non judice".
The order also stated that "no mala fide or ulterior motives" were found on NAB's part "which is the core principle for grant or refusal of the bail before arrest".
Earlier, the bar association had also demanded the parliamentarians move a resolution for removal and impeachment of President Arif Alvi for filing a reference terming it frivolous and based on mala fide intents.
'While supporting across the board accountability, the Senate feels that these targeted references are mala fide and politically motivated.
During the course of investigation, it was discovered that accused Nawab Khan with mala fide intentions in connivance with others prepared fake survey forms of ghost and ineligible affectees.
The secretary, MoIT, concealed orders of the CCP dated 08-02-2012, while moving summary to the prime minister dated 02-04-2012 for the approval of establishment of ICH, with mala fide intentions of granting undue benefit to the LDI companies, as against the directions of CCP in this regard.
In a letter to Election Commissioner OP Rawat, Kejriwal said that most people whose names have been deleted exist and the deletion had been done"with mala fide intent".
Summary: Says transfer to Andaman and Nicobar Islands was mala fide and derailed a sensitive probe