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(law) a formal accusation against somebody (often in a court of law)

statements affirming or denying certain matters of fact that you are prepared to prove

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Premier Makhura views the allegations made against the department very seriously and has accordingly instructed the MEC for Finance and e-Government, Barbara Creecy, to institute a forensic investigation to probe the allegations.
EVIDENCE Now Mr Bain is facing allegations he has not handled witnesses giving their evidence appropriately.
Gartside is summonsed to answer five allegations of perjury and one of fraud while Bolton, the club, have also been summonsed to appear in court next month in relation to allegations of making "numerous false and representational contracts" in June and July 2007.
A Bridgend council spokesman said: "As the school is voluntary aided, the council is providing advice and support in relation to a number of allegations that have been made by a member of staff.
Regulatory authorities have fully investigated the matter and have found no substance in the allegations of money laundering.
The 59-year-old was held in January by detectives from Operation Yewtree, the national investigation sparked by the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal, and re-arrested in March after further allegations emerged.
A number of British newspapers published the allegations last week.
The department published the status report on its Web site just days after former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge cited his Fifth Amendment right in response to allegations that he and detectives working under him tortured more than 100 black and Latino suspects.
The court held that the alleged conduct of the county in failing to equip the jail with audiovisual equipment to monitor inmates failed to support a claim against the county, absent an allegation that the failure caused, or in any way contributed to, the inmate's death.
Archbishop Pell has stood aside as archbishop, although he denies allegations that he sexually assaulted a 12-year-old boy 40 years ago.
The allegations of mistreatment are not confined to Butts case.
Faced with allegations of systemic corruption, a law enforcement organization must undertake the daunting task of rebuilding its institutional integrity, not only within the ranks of its officers but also in the eyes of the citizens it serves.
About a half-dozen facilities reported the allegations of sabotage to the health department against members of New England Health Care Employees Union (NEHCEU) District 1199.
The psychologists also found corroborating records for 15 of 35 alleged coercive acts (such as threats and bribery by the ring leader), 33 of 40 alleged preparatory acts (such as arranging of sex sessions), and 9 of 10 additional allegations (such as the ring leader directing sexual activity).