Judgment Note

Judgment Note

A promissory note authorizing an attorney, holder, or clerk of court to appear for the maker of the note and confess, or assent to, a judgment to be entered against the maker due to default in the payment of the amount owed.

A judgment note is also called a cognovit note and is invalid in many states.

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Specifically, with a 'heavy heart', the last few passages of the judgment note how 'it is not a pleasant duty for any Court to be called upon to examine and exercise powers of judicial review which may lead to an elected representative being disqualified' from Parliament.
The judgment notes on the one hand that the report of the FIA indicates that the forensic examination of the video was carried out, and it was found to be authentic, believing in the admissions made by Arshad Malik in sworn affidavit.
The judgment notes that the government of Punjab, through its respective departments, shall make laws in imposing penalty and heavy fine for cutting, removing and damaging any tree without the permission of the concerned authority, including the Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) and the forest department, and consider all mitigating measures at the time of public hearing of any project such as initial environmental examination (IEA) and environmental impact assessment (EIA).
The loan was made on an uncommitted basis and repayable on demand," the judgment notes.
The Employment Tribunal judgment notes: "But this is a farce.
The judgment notes that the case of Iqbal Zafar Jhagra does not constitute a precedent in respect of a challenge to a tax imposed by the legislature.
The overreliance on visual identification evidence has led to numerous mistaken identifications of innocent suspects and consequently wrongful convictions, the judgment notes. 'In approximately 75 per cent of DNA exonerations in the United States, mistaken identification was the principal cause of wrongful conviction.