|To Dismiss the Government Official from the Service in Case of Malfeasance of Duty|
Under the Regulation of Prince of Songkla University on PSU Fund for Southern Research and Development B.E. 2532 (1989) and the Regulation of Prince of Songkla University on University Income B.E. 2535 (1992), a disbursement official has duty to submit the disbursement memo and loan agreement of the payment for research participants, through Director of the Research and Development Bureau and Vice President for the Research and Graduate Studies, for the approval of the Defendant No.1.
After the approval, cash shall be withdrawn from the fund account and paid to
researchers by the official rapidly. When the Plaintiff deposited one of research participant’s remuneration in her own account and used the money for her own benefit, the act of the Plaintiff was malfeasance in office and serious breach of discipline
in accordance with Section 39 paragraph three of Civil Service Act in Higher Education Institution B.E. 2547 (2004). The dismissal order of the Defendant No.1 and the order rejecting appeal of the Defendant No.2 were lawful.