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cognizance

(kŏg′nĭ-zəns)
n.
Conscious knowledge or recognition; awareness.
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Taking suo Motu cognisance of media reports, the NHRC had issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government.
In another recommendation, the report sought Says it takes no cognisance of it
Cognisance was also taken of West Coast's substantial reliance on various infrastructure and other government grants to support its activities.
Bindu Suresh Chettur, law-yer with Mohamed Salman Advocates & Legal Consultants, said, "The court does not consider the statement of a minor but will take cognisance of the offence based on the testimony of the victim's guardian.
concluded that 'As primary health facilities will be the first point of entry for individuals experiencing symptoms of mercury poisoning, South African primary health care workers need to take cognisance of mercury exposure as a possible cause of neurological symptoms in patients.
The accused cheated the complainant without any valid certificate of registration of being a recruiting agent to commence or carry on the business of recruitment for the purpose of emigration of any citizen of India, thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 24 of the Act, 1983 and within my cognisance, I hereby direct that you be tried by this court for the said offences," said additional chief metropolitan magistrate Raj Kumar Tripathi in the report.
We believe we have already taken cognisance of the downturn in the housing market and have bent over backwards to work with them on this deal.
Ian Leyland, secretary for the Merseyside Police Federation, said: "We are hoping other chief officers take cognisance of what the coroner has said and that they follow Merseyside's lead in taking these bikes off the road.
We want a multi-handed rather than heavy-handed approach to this, and cognisance has to be taken of trainers' and owners' reluctance to have top weights exceeding 10st.
and recognising that the UK Government must take cognisance of that fact".
I have to say that while I take cognisance of the councillors' comments, I do believe that the real reasons for these horrendous increases is that Mr Blair and Co, having come to power on the back of pledges that there will be no tax increases, are recovering the shortfall by back-door taxes such as the council tax.
Should a politician, however, taking cognisance of this fact when concerned about rising crime figures, advocate a return to common sense policies of pain, fear and humiliation, then he or she is likely to be 'howled-down', while media moguls it appears, for reasons best-known to politicians, and the so-called regulatory bodies remain free, it seems, to influence the weak and vulnerable, even deprave and corrupt.