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jurisdiction in Law topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishjurisdictionjur‧is‧dic‧tion /ˌdʒʊərəsˈdɪkʃən $ ˌdʒʊr-/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 SCLPOWERthe right to use an official power to make legal decisions, or the area where this right existsjurisdiction over somebody/something 🔊 The committee has jurisdiction over all tax measures.
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jurisdictionThe unfair dismissal jurisdiction accounts for about three-quarters of the business of the tribunals.Also, the nine archons lost their first-instance jurisdiction to the popular law-courts.The courts said the claim raised "political questions" that were outside its jurisdiction.This violates such deep-seated feelings of justice that it has proved to be unacceptable under any criminal law jurisdiction.The court held that the Secretary of State had no jurisdiction to grant a warrant and the defendants were guilty of trespass.The council has no jurisdiction over these matters.Kansas has no jurisdiction over inspectors licensed in other states.In general, the American courts have no jurisdiction to deal with crimes outside the USA.Review over findings of fact has also increased as the judiciary have increased their control over open-textured and subjective conditions of jurisdiction.It's not within our jurisdiction to tell people what to do in the privacy of their own homes.As the number of these dwindled, princely jurisdiction apparently reached its low point.The Air Transit Authority's jurisdiction extends beyond the airport itself to include warehouses and associated buildings.These processes come under the jurisdiction of H.M.has jurisdictionThe answer depends on which level of court has jurisdiction, or authority to consider the dispute.The Supreme Court has jurisdiction over the state courts in constitutional matters. 6.The forms require information to be provided which will establish that the court has jurisdiction.The district judge has jurisdiction to hear and determine the amount of the damages.