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APPROVER, Engl. crim. law. One confessing himself guilty of felony, and approving others of the same crime to save himself. Crompt. Inst. 250 3 Inst. 129.

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An official said the statement of the approver would now be submitted to an accountability court hearing the main case against the suspects.
Mehmood said that his cousin Rafique - the other approver - used to collect cash against the TTs from Shahbaz family equivalent to the amount sent by him [Mehmood] in dollars.
(2015 ANCC Primary Accreditation Approver Application Manual, 2019)
Our CEAU is still growing since our initial Accreditation as an Approver Unit in June, 2017.
NAB informed the court that Sher Muhammad, an accused, had filed a request to become an approver. The prosecutor added that the bureau was processing his, Noreen Sultan and Kiran Aman's applications to become approvers in the matter
During first hearing, the two accused woman Noreen and Kiran formally submitted a request to the court to become approvers in this reference.
Approvers demonstrate excellence in evaluating providers of continuing nursing education (CNE) for quality and excellence in curriculum design and delivery.
Less obvious, but equally important, is the work of MNA's approver unit.
The American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation (ANCC/ COA) accredits the NEMSD Education Unit as an Approver and Provider of continuing nursing education.
The responsive, native iOS and Android app gives managers the ability to receive push notifications of invoices coming in to an approver's queue, view list of invoices assigned to approver and approve, reject and re-assign invoices
IN A sensational twist to the Sheena Bora murder mystery case, Indrani and Peter Mukerjea's driver on Wednesday told the court that he wanted to turn approver in this case.
Lending a new twist to the sensational Sheena Bora murder case, key accused Indrani Mukerjea's former driver Shyamvar Rai on Wednesday sought to turn approver, saying he wants to "disclose all truths" as he had taken part in her killing by strangulation.