More than 100 sacked for misconduct
More than 100 civil servants have been sacked for misconduct in the past five years, the Civil Service Bureau says. Of the 103 sacked, 38 were civilian officers while 65 were disciplined services officers. Unauthorised absence was the most prevalent misconduct, leading to the sacking of 22 civil servants between 2006 and 2010. Another 1,679 civil servants were disciplined during the same period and reprimanded, warned or forced to retire.