Definitions for maladministration
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word maladministration
Faulty, inefficient or improper management or administration, especially by a government body.
bad administration; bad management of any business, especially of public affairs
Origin: [Mal- + administration.]
Maladministration is a political term which describes the actions of a government body which can be seen as causing an injustice. The law in the United Kingdom says Ombudsman must investigate ‘maladministration’. The definition of maladministration is wide and can include: ⁕Delay ⁕Incorrect action or failure to take any action ⁕Failure to follow procedures or the law ⁕Failure to provide information ⁕Inadequate record-keeping ⁕Failure to investigate ⁕Failure to reply ⁕Misleading or inaccurate statements ⁕Inadequate liaison ⁕Inadequate consultation ⁕Broken promises
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