removal from office

See: discharge, dismissal

REMOVAL FROM OFFICE. The act of a competent officer or of the legislature which deprives an officer of his office. It may be express, that is, by a notification that the officer has been removed, or implied, by the appointment of another person to the same office. Wallace's C. C. R. 118. See 13 Pet. 130; 1 Cranch, 137.

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Judgment in cases of Impeachment shall not extend further than to removal from Office, and disqualification to hold and enjoy any Office of honor, Trust or Profit under the United States: but the Party convicted shall nevertheless be liable and subject to Indictment, Trial, Judgment and Punishment, according to Law.
It is evident from these considerations, that the plurality of the Executive tends to deprive the people of the two greatest securities they can have for the faithful exercise of any delegated power, first, the restraints of public opinion, which lose their efficacy, as well on account of the division of the censure attendant on bad measures among a number, as on account of the uncertainty on whom it ought to fall; and, second, the opportunity of discovering with facility and clearness the misconduct of the persons they trust, in order either to their removal from office or to their actual punishment in cases which admit of it.
Kisanga stressed that he was unaware of motives behind the actions taken by security officials, but disclosed that some groups politicians from Western Equatoria state in Juba whom he did not name were lobbying for the governor's removal from office.
FREETOWN (CyHAN)- The Vice President of Sierra Leone, Alhaji Samuel Sam Sumana has described his removal from office as "unlawful and unconstitutional".
Nasheed's removal from office, after four years in power from 2008-2012, brought its fair share of controversy.
The new regime preserves the judicial commission process, but formalises an effective process for managing complaints that don't merit consideration of removal from office," Mr Corbell said.
He told journalists that he could not comment on the reasons behind the removal from office of his predecessor, Ivan Genov, adding that Genov had been expected to remain a member of the Board of Directors of the Kozloduy NPP in order to ensure continuity, but he had rejected the proposal.
Following Morsi's removal from office, his loyalists have been holding weekly protests calling for him to be reinstated .
Yingluck testified on Monday in front of anti-graft officials over negligence charges that could lead to her removal from office and a ban from politics.
Darr also said he doesn't hold ill feelings towards those now seeking his removal from office.
US administration has not labeled Morsy's removal from office a coup, as it would require cutting all aids except humanitarian aid.
Action will only serve to force your removal from office, not deflect people's minds from what your doing to this country's poor.