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probity

noun candidness, candor, conscience, deservingness, equitableness, equity, fair play, fairness, faith, frankness, good faith, goodness, high principles, honesty, honor, honorableness, incorruptibility, ingenuousness, integrity, justice, merit, moral excellence, morality, morals, principle, rectitude, reputability, righteousness, sincerity, straightforwardness, trustiness, truth, truthfulness, uprightness, veraciousness, veracity, virtue
See also: candor, conscience, credibility, ethics, fairness, good faith, honesty, honor, integrity, justice, principle, rectitude, right, trustworthiness, truth, veracity

PROBITY. Justice, honesty. A man of probity is one who loves justice and honesty, and who dislikes the contrary. Wolff, Dr. de la Nat. Sec. 772.

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We require Supreme Court members to be persons of proven competence, integrity, probity, and independence but not when it comes to the presidency.
To comply with the Government's Proposed Agenda for Provision during 2015, as well as to support the work of the DNSC to manage and provide the necessary support to all public services in order to implement codes of ethics within the deadlines established in the Agenda of Probity.
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Unlike Mr Tom Probity (Letters, October 20), I see no evidence of any "Labour Old Guard" resistance to new members' participation in the Labour Party.
This bill will free public school teachers from engaging in compulsory election duties as currently practiced and open up election service to other government employees, members of the Commission on Election-accredited citizen arms and private citizens of known probity and competence," Castro said.
EDEK also asked how he had passed the fitness and probity assessment and what measures the government intended to take to deal with the matter.
The tribunal's vice chair Douglas McKinnon said: "Members of the public must have a well founded confidence that any solicitor whom they instruct will be a person of unquestionable integrity, probity and trustworthiness.
Manama-May31(BNA)Parliament Chairman Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Dhahrani today extended congratulations the new-look Bahrain Journalists Association (BJA) board members on their election, hailing the probity and transparency of the democratic polls which were held today at Alumni Club in Adliya.
The Parliamentary Board also passed a unanimous resolution that hailed the people's verdict in favour of the party and promised to put the country's economy on a growth track while providing a government in accordance with highest standards of probity.
It may seem dubious or odd even, bearing in mind the banking sectors, including the Bank of England, are no longer renowned for their probity
As the university is a charity, members on the board are the trustees, having oversight of the educational character and mission of the university with specific responsibilities for financial probity and the effective use of resources.
New Delhi, Dec 8 ( ANI ): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari has said a fourfold approach to treat the deadly social ailment of corruption and promote probity would lie in the combination of ethical training in norms incorporated in legally enforceable code of ethics, comprehensive protection of human rights, a legal framework and regulatory practices that enforce clash of interest rules, and laws and procedures that forbid nepotism in all its manifestations.