Removal from office

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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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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.
Lacson took to Twitter to defend the proposed law that clearly defines the line of succession in the event of death, permanent disability, removal from office or resignation of the acting president.
A bill providing an exhaustive order of presidential succession in the event of death, permanent disability, removal from office, or resignation has been filed at the Senate to ensure continuity and stability of operations in government.
According to the statement of object and reasons, the Bill is designed to establish Whistleblower Protection and Vigilance Commission to provide a mechanism for whistleblower information relating to corruption and protecting the whistleblowers from disadvantageous measures including removal from office, disciplinary action anti intimidation etc.
class="font-size--16 MsoNormalThe tribunal found him innocent and said evidence presented did not warrant his removal from office. class="font-size--16 MsoNormalIn an Executive Order of August 15, President Kenyatta noted that there was no appeal against the tribunal's decision.
(1) Not less than one-fourth of the total membership of the House may give to the Secretary notice in writing of a motion for leave to move a resolution under Article 61 read with paragraph (c) of clause (7) of Article 53 of the Constitution for the removal from office of the Chairman or the Deputy Chairman and the Secretary shall forthwith circulate the notice to the members.
A range of nine sanctions could be considered for the university president, including fines or removal from office.
Laikipia county assembly has appointed a five-member special committee to investigate the proposed removal from office of the Finance executive.
Mursi, 67, had been in custody since his removal from office in 2013.
The Council of Priests said that the monk had been on a hunger strike on behalf of the victims of the Easter Sunday attacks demanding the expediting of the outcome of the investigations that are underway and the removal from office of two Governors of the Provinces and a minister attached to the Sri Lankan Government who is alleged to have had close ties with those responsible for extremist terrorist activities in Sri Lanka.