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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 ad hoc committee was given 24-hours to scrutinise the supplementary budget and report back to the House on Thursday.
'In view of the said events, we have been unable to procure services of an auditor to scrutinise the accounts of the Auditor General on account of non-responsiveness and conflict of interest,' Sialai said.
However, it granted three weeks to the committee to scrutinise the civil service structure of the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB), Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) and the Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) as well as Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (HMC) and to probe if the officers of these bodies were lawfully appointed and promoted in accordance with the two judgements of the apex court.
The ECP should be asked and be held responsible to itself scrutinise (or create a capacity to do so if currently not available), the information provided by contestants in their affidavits.
DOUG SHIELD states wrongly that Members of Parliament want to scrutinise the content of the EU Withdrawal Bill in detail.
US president Donald Trump's latest executive order on H-1B visas does not change anything for Indian IT companies immediately - it just reinforces the message conveyed to immigration officials in recent times that they should scrutinise applications to ensure they meet the standards laid down in the visa law.
But North Wales AM Aled Roberts has called for the Act to be expanded to allow people to scrutinise housing associations, water and big energy companies.
A LIST of measures have been proposed to scrutinise the Welsh Government's use of new financial powers.
But Ms Baird made clear: "Your job is to scrutinise me, I meet with the chief constable and report back, there is no rule that says she has to come here." Concerns were raised by Mr Forbes, North Tyneside leader Norma Redfearn and independent member Janet Guy, all of them asking why the chief constable was not appearing for questions.
Panels will scrutinise police reports and consider how the police deal with local issues.
The aim of the London event was to scrutinise up-and-coming ideas in the field Filming took place in Knightsbridge, with the final cut being screened at the Property Computer show awards dinner last week.
He added: "The Council's Jurist Linguists now have to scrutinise all the language versions of the agreement, before the Council authorises the signature of the FTA.