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inquiry

(Request for information), noun examination, examination into facts or principles, exploration, hearing, inquisition, interrogatio, interrogation, investigation, poll, probe, query, question, scrutiny, search, search for information, survey
Associated concepts: duty to inquire, inquiry into title, reaaonable inquiry, speculative inquiry
Foreign phrases: Quaerere dat sapere quae sunt legitima vere.Inquiry is the way to know what things are truly lawwul. Quaeras de dubiis legem bene discere si vis. Inquire into doubtful matters if you wish to understand the law well. Quaere de dubiis, quia per rationes pervenitur adlegitimam rationem. Inquire into doubtful matters, because by reasoning we arrive at legal reason.

inquiry

(Systematic investigation), noun analyzation, asking, assay, canvassing, cognitio, conference, delving into evidence, disquisition, examination, exploration, funnamental research, hearing, hearing of evidence, inquest, inquisitio, inquisition, interrogation, investigation, legal trial, narrow search, overview, perusal, probe, pursuit, quaestio, question, research, scrutiny, search, study, surrey, trial
Associated concepts: Grand Jury Inquiry, judicial inquiry, public inquiry
See also: analysis, canvass, case, chase, conversation, cross-questioning, deliberation, demand, discernment, discovery, experiment, hearing, indagation, inquest, inspection, interrogation, investigation, judgment, legal proceeding, market, matter, poll, probe, pursuit, quest, research, scrutiny, test, trial, voir dire

INQUIRY, WRIT OF. A writ of inquiry is one issued where a judgment has been entered in a case sounding in damages, without any particular amount being ascertained; this writ is for the purpose of ascertaining the amount to which the plaintiff is entitled. Vide Writ Of Inquiry.

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The meeting approved an inquiry against procurement committee, for MI 171-E Helicopter, Government of Baluchistan and others for inflicting million of rupees losses to national kitty by purchasing helicopter on higher rates as comparing to market.
Another inquiry has been ordered against former Balochistan minister Jaffar George, who is accused of corruption and abuse of authority.
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In the course of the Stella Maris Inquiry, authorised officers from the Inquiry accessed and searched Union NT's premises looking for relevant documents.
That could mean waiting for a chairman to be appointed for the inquiry panel, who would then request statutory powers, or setting up a new inquiry panel under statutory terms.
His evidence prompted calls from Mr Towler for a fresh probe into the abuse, with the Commissioner writing to the First Minister to demand a new inquiry.
So why request a court of inquiry instead of going to the police or taking a more typical route through the legal system?
Johnston takes the overall aim of this book--to show how inquiry works in various fields of education--very seriously.
The protest group is repeating its calls for a full public inquiry into events at Stafford Hospital, where appalling conditions led to up to 1,200 patients dying unnecessarily due to management, staffing and care failings from 2005 to 2008.
According to Eastwell's (2009) definition: Inquiry Level 4 consists of: "Students answer their own questions using a methodology that they also devise themselves.
Questions to the webmaster should always include the name, license number, and phone number of the person making the inquiry in case BON staff have additional questions or need additional information in order to respond to the inquiry.