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Irregularity

In law, a departure from standard procedure. Irregularities are not illegal, but may be (depending on the circumstances) sufficiently grave to render a lawsuit invalid.
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MPs Khalid Al Tahoos and Faisal Al Mislim claimed Shaikh Jaber had withheld facts and misled public opinion by giving wrong information about the billboards and the investigation he ordered into alleged financial irregularities.
5% compared to 2007 and the total amount attributed to irregularities dropped from 401 million to 351 million.
In fact, the last two years have seen such a surge in reported instances of accounting irregularities that SEC Chairman Arthur Levitt instituted a campaign to ensure that audit committees and auditors worked together more effectively to improve the quality of financial reporting.
Neither PIA administration is concerned about the irregularities nor it has made any committee to inquire this matter.
Talking to media on the occasion, the NAB Deputy Director (Operations) Ziaullah Toure said that NAB was receiving constant complaints about irregularities in PSC, Balochistan.
The document contains a statistical presentation of all the irregularities communicated to the EU executive by member states with cases where fraud is suspected highlighted.
The FSS said, however, that 55 applicants were recommended in the recruiting process, but it's difficult to consider all of them as part of hiring irregularities.
Babu had asked the court to dismiss the petition against him as minor irregularities should not be used to nullify an election.
According to sources, financial irregularities of more than Rs480 million were exposed in the department earlier.
Secretary National Health Services (NHS) Naveed Kamran Baloch, however, argued that the irregularities identified in the report could not be declared corruption.
According to the report's copy available with The Express Tribune, the AGP unearthed irregularities in non-production of accounts, irregular mode of payments and overpayments of pay and allowances in two Punjab government departments.
Islamabad -- The cases of corruption and financial irregularities over Rs 194.