Allegation


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Allegation

In law, a claim that a party to a proceeding makes and states that he/she is able to prove. For example, one may allege in a lawsuit that another party has committed fraud. If the second party is found liable for fraud, one is said to have proven one's allegation.
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Lee, who was Bolton's manager at the time, is summonsed in relation to four allegations of perjury relating to his time at the Championship club.
Unison said it has had numerous meetings with Dr Manghan and his deputy since the initial allegation was made.
The allegations that ill-gotten laundered money or profits have either been made or that these have been deposited in the accounts of Mr.
He added: "All I know is allegations were made against me and I literally helped the police with their inquiries.
Nationally, 9,048 allegations of physical and sexual child abuse were made against staff in schools between 2008 and 2011.
Newsnight editor Peter Rippon said the current affairs show dropped a story about the allegations against Savile because it "had not established any institutional failure" on behalf of the police or Crown Prosecution Service.
Phil Dunn, a physics teacher from Walsall, told delegates: "Malicious allegations eat away at the very fabric of our professional standards.
Zuckerberg denies the allegations of paragraph 1 of the Amended Complaint, and states that in or about spring 2003 he entered into a written agreement with StreetFax pursuant to which he agreed to perform certain limited services solely in connection with the development of an inoperable and now defunct web site known as StreetFax.
But he adds: "Breach of code C allegations (custody issues) climbed by 77% on the 2008/09 figure and this category is now the fourth most common complaint, overtaking assault for the first time.
The following are selected excerpts of the allegations in the complaint, which would alert the CPA that the license fee arrangement is a complex one requiring an in-depth forensic analysis:
It is understood the allegation was made by a woman now living in the UK and that the allegation concerns an incident she claimed took place more than three decades ago in Ireland.
These include such procedures as reviewing files on prior allegations or investigations; conducting an in-depth interview of the complainant; obtaining and reviewing public records, such as incorporation papers or financial reports filed with government agencies; and conducting a criminal background check of pertinent parties.