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cognizable

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

cog′ni·za·bly adv.
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But district court should first of all decide whether the case is cognizable or not.
While the MCA complained against the actor, the Marine Drive police station only filed a non- cognizable case against Khan.
The Child Marriages Eradication Act, however, had held it only as a cognizable offence.
Mumbai, May 17( ANI ): The Mumbai police on Thursday filed cases of non- cognizable offences against Shah Rukh Khan and three others in relation to the brawl the actor allegedly got into at Wankhede stadium last night.
He said recently the government has promulgated the criminal law amendment act 2011 to amend the Pakistan Penal Code 1860 and the code of criminal procedure 1898 (CrPC) for declaring gas theft a cognizable offence which would help SSGC to launch effective anti gas theft campaign including registration of FIRs against these culprits.
Veteran social activist Anna Hazare's key aide Arvind Kejriwal said the misuse of position was a cognizable offence under the Prevention of Corruption Act.
The district court dismissed the action, finding that allegations that the prisoner's right kidney and part of his bladder were removed without a definitive diagnosis of cancer only raised a claim of medical malpractice, which is not cognizable under [section] 1983.
To another question, she said, the enactment of Punjab Food Authority Amendment Ordinance 2015 would empower the PFA to set up special courts and make adulteration a cognizable offence.
ISLAMABAD -- The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has suspended the impugned order of a session court that ordered registration of FIR against senior officials of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), stating that no cognizable offence has been occurred.
The Prime Minister said: "Delhi Police came to the conclusion that it was clear that Shri Anna Hazare and his supporters would commit a cognizable offence and there was a likelihood of a breach of peace.
The court held that the inmate's request for restoration of good time credits was not cognizable under [section] 1983, and that as a pretrial detainee, he had not protected liberty interest in his classification.
According to the bill the gas theft was made part of the criminal procedure code in 2011 as a cognizable offence but the government wanted to increase fine and imprisonment and make it a non bailable offence.
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