Cognizable Certification Law and Legal Definition

According to 13 CFR 313.2 [Title 13 -- Business Credit and Assistance; Chapter III -- Economic Development Administration, Department of Commerce; Part 313 -- Community Trade Adjustment Assistance; Subpart A -- General Provisions], Cognizable Certification means “a certification:

(1) By the Secretary of Labor that a group of workers in the Community is eligible to apply for assistance under chapter 2, section 223 of the Trade Act;

(2) By the Secretary of Commerce that a Certified Firm located in the Community is eligible to apply for Adjustment Assistance in accordance with chapter 3, sections 251-253 of the Trade Act; or

(3) By the Secretary of Agriculture that a group of Agricultural Commodity Producers in the Community is eligible to apply for assistance under chapter 6, section 293 of the Trade Act.”