ABUSE OF OFFICE
643:1 Official Oppression.
A public servant, as defined in RSA 640:2, II, is guilty of a misdemeanor if, with a purpose to benefit himself or another or to harm another, he knowingly commits an unauthorized act which purports to be an act of his office; or knowingly refrains from performing a duty imposed on him by law or clearly inherent in the nature of his office.
Source. 1971, 518:1, eff. Nov. 1, 1973.