What does maladministration mean?

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  1. maladministration(Noun)

    Faulty, inefficient or improper management or administration, especially by a government body.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Maladministration(noun)

    bad administration; bad management of any business, especially of public affairs

  2. Origin: [Mal- + administration.]


  1. Maladministration

    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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Maladministration

    mal-ad-min-is-trā′shun, n. bad management, esp. of public affairs.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of maladministration in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of maladministration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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