Misuse of property

MISUSE OF PROPERTY. The unlawful use of property.
     2. The misuse of personal property delivered lawfully to the defendant, is a conversion which will enable the owner immediately to maintain trover. 6 Shepl. 382; 8 Leigh, 565; 3 Bouv. Inst. n. 3525.

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A "Yes" vote would give tacit approval to the City Council's continued misuse of property tax dollars.
It was a convenient way to apply all of the laws, the privacy laws for employees if you think of it that way, and give them that ability that if there were issues, misuse of property, conflicts of interest, whatever it might be, that they would have that ability to confidentially post it or let a third party know.
Tenant details surrounding damaged property, misuse of property and tenant arrears are held on the national database, as are details of responsible tenants accredited with good histories.
Issues such as financial conflicts of interest, impartiality concerns, misuse of information, misuse of apparent or actual authority, and misuse of property are all areas of potential personal conflicts of interest for contractor employees that could result in harm to the public fisc and loss of public confidence in Government.
We sent a strong message to the Vietnamese government that the misuse of property under their control won't be tolerated,'' said Lt.