Definition of Misfeasance. Meaning of Misfeasance. Synonyms of Misfeasance

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Definition of Misfeasance

Misfeasance
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 done; the improper doing of an act which a person might lawfully do. --Bouvier. Wharton.

Meaning of Misfeasance from wikipedia

- Misfeasance, nonfeasance and malfeasance are types of failure to discharge public obligations existing by common law, custom or statute. The Carta de...
- Misfeasance in public office is a cause of action in the civil courts of England and Wales and certain Commonwealth countries. It is an action against...
- recall election.[citation needed] Malfeasance in office contrasts with "misfeasance in office", which is the commission of a lawful act, done in an official...
- decision-maker was not merely negligent, but acted with "malice", the tort of "misfeasance in public office" may give rise to a remedy. An example might be a prison...
- damages ex contractu will lie for nonfeasance, misfeasance and malfeasance; whereas damages ex delicto will only lie for misfeasance and malfeasance....
- consequence of a tort, though the phrase can also refer to the consequence of a crime. This is often opposed to ex contractu. Malfeasance Misfeasance...
- warning – Mirror wills – Misappropriation – Mischief – Misdemeanor – Misfeasance – Mishnah Berurah – Mishnah – Hebrew law (Mishpat Ivri) – Mishpat Ivri...
- concerns the right to vote and misfeasance of a public officer. Mr Ashby was prevented from voting at an election by the misfeasance of a constable, Mr White...
- Unfair preference Voidable floating charge Offences Fraudulent trading Misfeasance Trading while insolvent Wrongful trading Security Floating charge Lien...
- statutory duty 2. An action for breach of a common law duty of care 3. Misfeasance in public office It is not enough that there is a careless performance...
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