Thursday, February 22, 2001
Definitions for malversation
- Misconduct, corruption, or extortion in public office.
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Citations for malversation
The Inspector General Act was designed to protect patriotic whistle-blowers who seek to reveal malversation in government.
Aniano Desierto, the government ombudsman, said that the preliminary investigation would take 60 days and involve six charges: plunder, malversation (misuse of funds), violations of the anti-graft law, perjury, bribery and possession of unexplained wealth.
Origin of malversation
Malversation comes, via French, from Latin male, "badly" + versari, "to be engaged in, to take part in."