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cognizable

(kŏg′nĭ-zə-bəl, kŏg-nī′-)
adj.
Knowable or perceivable.

cog′ni·za·bly adv.
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"A cognisable offence means when a case is registered, a due investigation must be conducted before arresting the accused.
According to the proposals under discussion at the National Assembly panel, instead of Financial Monitoring Unit (FMU), any investigating or prosecuting agency can declare it a cognisable offence and arrest the person.
KARACHI -- The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) announced to hold jurist conferences abroad in order to devise an international law on the issue of blasphemy and make 'Tauheen-e-Risalat' a cognisable crime at international level.
"The state witnessed 21,709 cases of cognisable offence in August 2018 against 24,691 in July this year," Bihar additional director general of police S.K.
"An appropriate amendment should be made in Schedule II to the Code of Criminal Procedure making such offence non-compoundable, non-bailable and cognisable to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Act," the committee said."The monitoring authority, while granting registration or renewal, should reserve the right to review the amount charged by a registered establishment according to the prescribed criteria and to audit the transplant data and accounts maintained by the establishment," the committee said.
Child marriage, that is marriage below the age of 18 years, is a cognisable offense under the Punjab Marriage Restraint (Amendment) Act 2015.
According to the draft Bill sent out to states earlier this month, it was proposed that triple talaq be made a cognisable and non-bailable offence that would attract a jail term of three years.
It further said all offences where the evasion of tax exceeds Rs 2.5 crore shall be cognisable and non- bailable.
Every offence under it is cognisable, noncompoundable and nonbailable.
However, Arun Gupte for Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) put down the argument citing the arrest as cognisable under Customs Act.
Krishna, Chief Minister from 1999 to 2004, however, had got some relief as the HC had quashed the charges of mismanagement of state-owned Mysore Minerals Limited by him on the ground it does not constitute any cognisable offence and do not call for investigation.
RAWALPINDI, September 10, 2011 (Balochistan Times): To change the thana culture, ensure timely and free registration of cognisable offence and to get citizens feedback on their performance Rawalpindi Police stimulated Citizens Feed Back Cell here on Friday.