92-27 Fees to be accounted for. All official and departmental fees shall be accounted for and paid over into the public treasury, except fees designated and intended to be applied in compensation of the officers receiving the same. No public officer in receipt of a salary for the officer's services, shall receive any other or further compensation therefor, unless specially allowed by law. [CC 1859, 1494; RL 1925, 168; RL 1935, 149; RL 1945, 460; RL 1955, 7-4; HRS 92-27; gen ch 1985]

 

Case Notes

 

Receipt of an additional fee, not provided for by law, violates section. Officer is guilty of malfeasance thereby even if accepted in ignorance or mistake of law. 28 H. 733.

 

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