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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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Such an inquiry must be conducted or updated within one year of the date a property is acquired, and many of the inquiry's activities must be conducted by, or under the supervision of, a qualified environmental professional.