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corruptness among public officials

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The Ombudsman Bureau's Acting President, Ala'eddin Armouti, said on Saturday that the bureau referred 20 cases involving violations in delivery of public service and jobbery to the ACC as a result of the memorandum of understanding signed between the ACC, Ombudsman Bureau and the Audit Bureau.
William Graham Sumner, an anti-imperialist classical liberal of the 19th century, noted that intervention translates to "war, debt, taxation, diplomacy, a grand governmental system, pomp, glory, a big army and navy, lavish expenditures, political jobbery.
By the jobbery, always incident to a general appropriation bill, over $80,000 were expended by the last legislation against the protests of many of its best .
Furthermore, this procedure can prove the judge's innocence against the accusation of jobbery and corruption and will also protect his given verdict against criticisms and flaws.
He promised to oppose humbug, pride, jobbery, favouritism and unnecessary expense and strongly denounced the conduct of the police.
4-Abolishment each policy begets an artificial gap between demand and supply as the disadvantages of such policy create rooms for the black market , brokers , brokerage and jobbery.
When Reagan swept into office in 1980, Wolfe, a Hillsdale College graduate, was on staff with NR, where his initial euphoria gradually turned into dismay at the carnival of jobbery and hypocrisy that followed the election among his movement pals, many of them eager to join this well-paying "revolution.
He had desired that evils of bribery, corruption, black-marketing, hoarding, nepotism and jobbery should be dealt with an iron hand and life, property and religious beliefs of all Pakistanis irrespective of their creed, caste and beliefs are fully protected by maintaining law and order.
Along with many other things, good and bad, has arrived this great evil, the evil of nepotism and jobbery.
Citizens may loathe cronyism both because its exclusivity disadvantages them materially and because its jobbery offends them morally.
Her chapter titles are contemporary quotations, among them Chamberlain is a very un-Irish name, the respectable skirts of nationalism, and orgy of jobbery, the conscience of the 99%, justified by stirabout and redeemed by porridge, a long way of using a short word, and inner emigration.
But the action group of the UP IAS Association, which shot into limelight exposing jobbery 12 years ago, now lies defunct.
Garran further argued that, even if the fundamental principle was modified so that the land values of any nation were confined to that nation, an equal share for every individual in the nation would not be ensured, because 'in bad governments there is jobbery, and in good governments there are inequalities in the services rendered to the separate members'.
The crude partisan political jobbery that led to the abolition of the Greater London Council, the English Metropolitan authorities, and the federated Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto scarcely justifies use of the term.
Uncertainty as to the political affiliations of legislators opened the way for all sorts of political jobbery.