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ROGATORY, LETTERS. A kind of commission from a judge authorizing and requesting a judge of another jurisdiction to examine a witness. Vide Letters Rogatory.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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CBI had sent Letters Rogatory ( judicial request from an Indian court seeking investigation in a foreign entity through investigation agencies of that country) to eight countries -- Italy, the UK, British Virgin Island, Tunisia, Switzerland, Singapore, the UAE and Mauritius.
To illustrate his point, he said that it had taken 12 letters rogatory to identify the starting point and final point of a person who had entered and left Bulgaria and was certainly connected to the terror act.
The Public Prosecution addressed legal rogatory letters to judicial authorities in a number of other countries to launch an inquiry in connection with the massive laundering case so as to uncover the source of the money and identify the launderers.
NIA sources said that permission from the government had been received to send a Letters Rogatory (LR) to Pakistan asking the authorities to arrest Salahuddin, and seven others named as proclaimed offenders named in the chargesheet filed yesterday.
NNA - Caretaker Minister of Interior and Municipalities Marwan Charbel said on Thursday, after his meeting with outgoing Prime Minister Najib Mikati at the Grand Serail, that the Lebanese judiciary began collecting names of the shooters in Tripoli and issuing rogatory letters as well as arrest warrants against them.
The foreign FIU was also informed that a formal rogatory Letter from the Judicial Authorities would soon follow so as to make it possible for MOKAS to freeze the e1/43,000,000 in the bank account in Cyprus.
Based on this, the CBI had sent rogatory letters to US authorities.
After registration of a case, a Letter Rogatory would have to be sent to that country.
to the Letters Rogatory sent to Islamabad following the investigation by the National Investigation Agency.
Singh said that letters rogatory have been sent to different countries for information.
These methods and strategies at international level refers to the legal institutions of extradition, rogatory letters, enforcement of the final sentences issued by other states, seizure and confiscation proceeds for crimes committed abroad, and new ways of cooperation between national agencies of different countries in the area of crime investigation and financial, banking and property crimes.
A rogatory commission at the ICC requested the assets be seized in the context of its investigation into Gaddafi's son and his brother-in-law and former intelligence chief Abdullah Senussi.