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court of inquiry

n. pl. courts of inquiry
A military court that inquires into and reports on questionable actions involving military personnel or property.

court of inquiry

n
1. (Law) Brit a group of people appointed to investigate the causes of a disaster, accident, etc
2. (Military) a military court set up to inquire into a military matter such as a failure of equipment or procedure

court′ of in′quiry


n.
a military board created to investigate and report on certain matters, as an accusation against an officer.
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court of inquiry

ncommissione f d'inchiesta
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Every aircraft accident in the IAF is investigated by a Court of Inquiry (CoI) to ascertain the cause of accident and the recommendations of the completed Courts of Inquiry are implemented.
Unfortunately, all past attempts to clarify the affairs by the so-called assembly courts of inquiry, lustration commissions etc.
It has found that this is almost invariably the case with BSF Courts of Inquiry, staffed by junior officers, whose primary concern seems to be to protect their colleagues rather than to uphold the law," it said.
To go into those allegations, Commander of Sri Lanka Army, in terms of Regulation 4 of the Courts of Inquiry Regulations 1952, convened a Court of Inquiry, comprising of following officers to investigate and submit a report on the observations made by the LLRC:
I'd love to continue as long as I get that kind of response," Hardin said jokingly, causing the audience to erupt in laughter and Nichols to launch into a speech, saying Hardin's actions were precisely why courts of inquiry have been criticized as "political circuses.
interviewed nearly every living survivor and families of those lost and makes very good use of records of naval courts of inquiry, ships' logs and reports, letters, and diaries.
The five-member Court of Inquiry appointed on 2 January 2012 by virtue of the powers, vested in the Army Commander by Regulation 4 of the Courts of Inquiry Regulations, read with the Regulation 2 of the Army Disciplinary Regulations, is headed by Major General Chrishantha De Silva, the present Commander of the Security Forces Headquarters, Kilinochchi.