infamous conduct


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infamous conduct

a phrase used in legislation governing the rules of professions. It is the most serious level of misconduct and defined as notoriously evil, vile and abominable.
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But then, without explanation, it held the charge of infamous conduct was established.
He was reported to the Health Professions Council, whose disciplinary committee yesterday postponed judgement for two years after the radiographer admitted infamous conduct between September 29 and November 14 last year when accessing inappropriate internet sites while on duty.
But then, without explanation, it held that the charge of infamous conduct was established.
But in the case of a police officer, let alone an inspector, they constitute infamous conduct on your part.
Judge Mr Justice McLaughlin said he had admitted "a proverbial catalogue of offences which would make even a hardened criminal blush and in the case of a police officer, let alone one of high rank, constitutes infamous conduct on your part".
The committee decided to postpone judgment on Dr Dean for six months after finding her guilty of infamous conduct in a professional respect.