formal proceeding

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The police after registering the case transferred the case to the FATA Secretariat for formal proceeding.
The anti-retaliation provision also prohibits an employer from discriminating or retaliating against an employee who participates in an investigation or more formal proceeding by testifying, assisting or otherwise participating in the matter or investigation.
The next step is to open a formal proceeding into the company's breach of
lt;p>This FCC inquiry will likely overlap with its formal proceeding on network neutrality that seeks to regulate whether and how much Internet service providers can limit applications and devices customers use over their Internet connections, and to what extent they can charge more for premium services.
The process of sham peer review frequently involves a progressive series of small attacks leading up to a final formal proceeding designed to end the targeted physician's medical career.
The minority asserted a distinct difference between a judge appearing and giving testimony in a formal proceeding, and simply cooperating with the authorities, in which case a subpoena would not be required.
The source said that the director excise department has prepared a charge-sheet against the ETO to sent it to the director-general excise and taxation department for formal proceeding against him.
The issuance of a disciplinary complaint represents the initiation of a formal proceeding by FINRA in which findings as to the allegations in the complaint have not been made, and does not represent a decision as to any of the allegations contained in the complaint.
The European Commission filed a lawsuit against the Netherlands in the European Court of Justice and started formal proceeding against France, Italy and Portugal in an attempt to bring them into line with a 2002 ruling that declared the air treaties the countries have with the US illegal.
A franchise can only be terminated through a formal proceeding.
After receiving the JQC's notice of formal proceeding, Judge Schwartz, without prior request by the JQC, voluntarily apologized in writing to the individuals subject to his "intemperate and discourteous" conduct; undertook a program of personal counseling and stress management; expressed a willingness for other members of the Third District, in his stead, to preside over routine matters heard by three judge panels; and sought and obtained the agreement of his fellow judges for all oral arguments to be recorded by audio and video means in order to make such arguments readily reviewable.
In January 2004 the Company initiated a formal proceeding against NASA in which the Company was seeking damages in the amount of $87.