ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Paying for Legislative Misconduct

Paying for Legislative Misconduct A G Noorani ABUSE of power is a well recognised cause of action. It is a tort, a civil wrong, for which the offender is liable in damages to the person he has injured by abuse of public office or abuse of statutory power. What of municipal councillors? Does the law apply to them also?

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