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cognizance

, cognisance
Law
a. the right of a court to hear and determine a cause or matter
b. knowledge of certain facts upon which the court must act without requiring proof
c. Chiefly US confession
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Rasheed seems to have gotten on the wrong foot of some senior people by took cognizance of some irregular appointments in the authority.
On a press report LHC Complaint Cell took cognizance of the issue and directed District & Sessions Judge Mianwali to probe the incident and submit a detailed report as to the steps taken by the police along with his own comments so as to reach LHC within a week.
He, thereafter, submitted that Section 19 of the Prevention of Corruption Act envisaged a sanction before a court took cognizance of a criminal complaint.
In her appeal, Jayalalithaa, said in June 1997, the Special Court in Tamil Nadu took cognizance of the alleged offences and issued summons to her and others.
Gley took cognizance of the activities of two Teleworking centers in Gafsa which provide 330 jobs, where nine innovative companies operating in the software development sector, processing and storage of remote data and call centers.
Director General NAB, KP took cognizance of the matter and authorized inquiry/ investigation.
On a press report LHC Complaint Cell took cognizance of the issue and directed District & Sessions Judge Nankana Sahib to probe the incident and submit a detailed report as to the steps taken by the police along with his own comments so as to reach LHC within a week.
He also took cognizance of the progress by police authorities into the case, said a handout issued here on Saturday.
The action comes after Supreme Court took cognizance of the scam when land was allotted under the previous Mulayam Singh Yadav regime.
He also took cognizance of the partnership meeting organised last week in El Kef , which led to the approval to finance some 58 projects for a total amount of 37 million dinars, recommending the organisation of such meetings within the country's different regions.
Director General NAB (KP) took cognizance and authorized Inquiry against the guilty.
Justice Ijaz Ahmad Chaudhry took cognizance of an application/letter sent by Dr.