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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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He said the law that is applied on matters election must take cognisance of the electoral law adding that the same must be applied with wisdom principled by deliberations.
Taking suo Motu cognisance of a media report that authorities at the District Purnia Sadar Hospital, where she had died, "failed to provide him a mortuary van", the NHRC has issued the notice to the state's chief secretary and sought a report in four weeks.
The Ministry of External Affairs ( MEA) ignored the document, stating that it " takes no cognisance of this report".
RBI deputy governor, HR Khan, said, 'E-commerce is galloping at a fast pace and we have to take cognisance of it.
The Deputy Speaker showed his dismay on answers of 'Revenue and Colonies' (Board of Revenue Department) submitted in the house and asked the Parliamentary Secretary to take cognisance of the matter and report to the house within 15 days.
REGARDING antiindependence bias in theScottish media, they should take cognisance of the Sun's troubles in Liverpool.
He also took cognisance of the security operations led recently by these management units, which resulted notably in the arrest of several individuals having ties with terrorist groups in Tunisia.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday took suo motu cognisance of media reports about detention of a 10-year-old rape victim by the police in Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh recently.
Can I say these are only proposals and I''m sure the cabinet member and Redcar and Cleveland officers will take cognisance of all the objections including those from the leader and deputy leader who live in close proximity to the Ormesby roundabout.
Under Common Law, each house has full cognisance as to who sits in it and how it conducts its business.
Cabinet also took cognisance of the fact that, currently more than 95% of the education budget is allocated to expenditure and only 8% to capital development and directed that the ministry increase the development budget to 20% of the education sector by rationalising the structure and eliminating inefficiencies and wastages," Iyambo concluded.
The text does not appear to he fully cognisance of all the new work on the Somme and occasionally the discussions slips into error: the Great War did not begin the 'inexorable decline' of the Empire: in the event the Empire reached its greatest extent in the 1920s because of the war, not in spite of it.