What does cognizance mean?

awareness, realization, or knowledge; notice; perception: The guests took cognizance of the snide remark. Law. judicial notice as taken by a court in dealing with a cause.

Is it Cognisant or cognizant?

a frequent misspelling of cognizant.

What does comprehension mean?

noun. the act or process of comprehending. the state of being comprehended. perception or understanding: His comprehension of physics is amazing for a young student. capacity of the mind to perceive and understand; power to grasp ideas; ability to know.

What is cognizance of Offence?

Literally, it means ‘to be aware of’ but when used in respect to a trial or a magistrate it means ‘Judicial notice of an offence’ Actually, taking cognizance does not require any formal action by the judge or magistrate, because as long as a magistrate turns his mind to the alleged crime of an offence for the purpose …

Can police take cognizance?

“Taking cognizance”of a case relating to an alleged offence is different from “cognizable case”. A Police Officer can register an FIR only if a cognizable offence is made out and he cannot investigate into a non-cognizable offence without seeking permission from the court.

What is cognizable and non cognizable?

In cognizable, the police can arrest a person without any warrant. While, in case of non-cognizable offence, a warrant must needed for arrest of person. In cognizable, court’s order is not required to start an investigation. Cognizable are heinous crimes, whereas non-cognizable offences are not so serious.