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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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But, the judge accepted the charge sheet and took cognizance against suspects Amir Chishti, Ali Farhan, Dr Shahzad Alam, Agha Moiz and Ms Sobia.
An avid chairman Justice javed iqbal also took cognizance of multi billion rupee being doled out in the garb of loans to the cronies of the present rulers by president national bank of the Pakistan and has directed the officers concerned to look into the issue and start investigation against the bank officers who had granted loans to the highups of the country while violation the rules and laws.
The antigraft body took cognizance of the October complaint by Police Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido, head of Albuera, Leyte, police, who accused De Lima of receiving payoffs from confessed drug lord Kerwin Espinosa.
On the other side, the Ethics Committee of Rajya Sabha headed by Congress veteran Karan Singh on Monday took cognizance of the Mallya issue, who has allegedly defaulted on over Rs 9,000 crore of bank loans.
Metropolitan Magistrate Akash Jain took cognizance of the complaint and fixed August 28 as the date for recording of pre-summoning evidence.
On a press report LHC Complaint Cell took cognizance of the issue and directed District & Sessions Judge Jhang to probe into the incident and submit a detailed report as to the steps taken by the police along with his own comments so as to reach Lahore High Court within a week.
Slaheddine Malouche, Minister of Equipment, Housing and Land Planning, took cognizance of several infrastructure projects on economic, ecological, social and tourism sector.
The commission took cognizance of the incident after it was published in newspapers and a delegation of pardhis contacted the Commission.
"Canada's Bishops were heartened when Pope Paul VI took cognizance of their statement on artificial contraception 'with satisfaction'."
Authorities in Paris took cognizance of such local activism and decided to promote it.