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scrutiny

a. (in the early Christian Church) a formal testing that catechumens had to undergo before being baptized
b. a similar examination of candidates for holy orders
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The AMLC will also scrutinise the accounts of former Napoles employee Benhur Luy, his mother Gertrudes and Arthur Luy, Merlina Sunas, Evelyn Ditchon De Leon, Marina Sula, Nova Kaye Dulay Batal, Ronald Lim and Simonette Briones.
MPs and MEPs are elected to protect citizens' interests and must scrutinise and amend proposals for corporations to bring cases at secretive arbitration panels.
Marking the first anniversary of the government's moratorium from new domestic regulation for micro businesses, the FSB has published a report which argues that the Regulatory Policy Committee needs more powers to scrutinise performance, advocate regulatory reform and act as an ombudsman.
What MPs scrutinise is the Legislative Competence Orders (LCOs) that the Assembly asks for.
There are many irregularities in the current judicial inspection system, where the Public Prosecutor, who has no authority to scrutinise performance of judges, orders the measure and junior inspectors scrutinise senior judges and even chief justices," Mohammad Al Za'abi, a FNC member from Sharjah, said.
Mr Stratford had no involvement in agreeing the deal with the former airport boss and did not have the opportunity to scrutinise that deal.
A DEMAND for the National Assembly to gain a second chamber to scrutinise Welsh laws has been lodged with the UK parliament.
The work of parliamentary committee should operate under written rules and procedures which respect both the need to scrutinise the ECP as well as its independence.
Global Banking News-February 1, 2013--Federal regulators to scrutinise firms hired to help banks(C)2013 ENPublishing - http://www.
ASSEMBLY members are to scrutinise new laws to make it easier and quicker for NHS patients to claim compensation when their treatment goes wrong.
Writing in Viewpoints, Councillor Gasson revealed that her committee was already planning how to scrutinise the proposals.
Health shake-up A HEALTH council will scrutinise a major shake-up of North Wales NHS services before deciding if it needs to raise formal objections.