commissions of inquiry


commissions of inquiry
Individuals employed, during conciliation, to investigate the facts of a particular dispute and to submit a report stating the facts and proposing terms for the resolution of the differences.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

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