allegation


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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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McCann, whose career included spells at Bolton, Everton and Aston Villa as well as Sunderland, must answer four allegations of perjury and one of fraud.
Upholding the allegation of malpractice, the panel recommended that a referral was made to the WJEC exam board, with a copy sent to the Local Education Authority.
Regulatory authorities have fully investigated the matter and have found no substance in the allegations of money laundering.
COMEDIAN Jim Davidson has said he thinks people were "making allegations for the sake of it" after he was told he will face no further action in the UK after he was arrested on suspicion of historic sexual offences.
Jan Cosgrove, national secretary of children's charity Fair Play For Children, which backed the study, said parents had a "right to know" about allegations.
Some of these allegations relate to activity on BBC premises in the 1960s and 70s.
Pupils who make malicious allegations against teachers should face criminal charges, a union has said.
Defendants admit the allegation of paragraph 6 of the Amended Complaint.
It is the first time that 'breach of code C' complaints have overtaken assault allegations against officers.
Additionally, this type of analysis can help substantiate or dispute the allegation that the film was not adequately promoted.
He said: "He was very confident that there was absolutely no foundation whatsoever for this and he spoke with a lot of compassion and sympathy for the person who had made the allegation.
A detective receives an embezzlement allegation from a company's officers.
Sweet & Maxwell issued this statement: "The Serious Fraud Office and The City of London Police are investigating an allegation in relation to Sweet & Maxwell.
The statute mandates that the status report include "the number of officers against whom an allegation of unreasonable force was made; the number of allegations of unreasonable force made against each such officer; [and] the number of police officers against whom disciplinary charges were filed on the basis of allegations of unreasonable force.
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.