cognisable


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Adj.1.cognisable - capable of being known
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secondly: It is well known in the Sperm Whale Fishery, however ignorant the world ashore may be of it, that there have been several memorable historical instances where a particular whale in the ocean has been at distant times and places popularly cognisable. Why such a whale became thus marked was not altogether and originally owing to his bodily peculiarities as distinguished from other whales; for however peculiar in that respect any chance whale may be, they soon put an end to his peculiarities by killing him, and boiling him down into a peculiarly valuable oil.
"To protect healthcare service personnel and property of clinical establishments against violence, it has become necessary to prohibit such acts of violence, to provide for punishment by making such acts of violence as cognisable and non-bailable offence and to provide compensation for injury to healthcare service personnel or for causing damage or loss to the property of clinical establishments," an official release read.
The participants discussed medical, legal, social and religious aspects of child marriage issue and the bill, which has defined boys and girls under the age of 18 years as children and proposed child marriage a cognisable, non-bailable and non-compoundable offence.
According to data collected from the 2016 Crime in India report, Gujarat ranks eleven in a list that represents the number of cognisable crimes occurred for every 1,00,000 persons, with Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh topping the list.
If the evidence suggests that a cognisable offence has been committed, then this is converted into a regular full-fledged FIR.
'This is a cognisable offence and whosoever violates it, is arrested and presented before the magistrate,' he said, adding that bathing in the sea is prohibited.
ISLAMABAD:The Supreme Court (SC) was urged via a petition on Thursday to treat cases pertaining to missing children' as a cognisable offence.
'Police are still investigating the applicant for possession of firearms - a cognisable offence - and owing to the nature and seriousness of the offence, the orders should be set aside,' senior assistant director Victor Mule said.
In return, the deceased Judge was offered Rs100 crore and a flat or land in Mumbai,"the memorandum said."Such statements disclose the commission of a cognisable offence for which lodging of a FIR is mandatory, a procedure consistent with the law as laid down by the Supreme Court.
A division bench was hearing a petition filed way back in 2012, seeking court directives to the Sindh police for considering the missing children cases a cognisable offence and registering FIRs in this regard.
" Facts disclose ex- facie commission of cognisable offenses and in the considered view of the court, field investigation by police is required in this case," the court observed.
However, failing to remit the employees' contribution to the EPFO is a cognisable offence and as many as 5,885 companies - down from 6,512 in 2013/14 - were found guilty under Section 406/409 of the IPC.