Definition of 'jurisdiction'
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Do we have jurisdiction in that area? Computing (2010)Being able to cut unnecessary regulation and bring back legal jurisdiction to the UK opens up a whole host of opportunity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Nor do courts have jurisdiction to decide who may or may not be members of the church. Christianity Today (2000)We declare that he does have such power and jurisdiction. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There are no easy solutions to the problem of privacy and legal jurisdiction. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Any changes to taxation laws in these jurisdictions are matters for regulators and governments. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The case did not approach the very high threshold necessary to justify the exercise of the jurisdiction. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It has no investigative powers or jurisdiction except over the information that clubs choose to disclose. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The scale of the conspiracy has resulted in legal action in jurisdictions elsewhere. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Each lord exercises jurisdiction only over those lands that have been granted him. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)The easiest way for business to minimise tax is to move to a low-tax jurisdiction. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It requires great effort to bring such criminals to trial successfully in a country with the jurisdiction and power to tackle the problem. The Global Marketplace (1993)Various defendants contended that the Italian courts lacked jurisdiction because of the jurisdiction clause contained in the prospectus. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The situation is substantially more complex with international commercial transactions, which by necessity involve more than one legal jurisdiction. International Finance: The markets and financial management of multinational business. (1983)There are a lot of competing jurisdictions offering dispute resolution and a lot of people choose English law and this jurisdiction. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A third suspect may have fled the jurisdiction, police said. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But he went on to make the valid point that the licensing and procurement operations of many UK-based multinational companies are now based in low-tax jurisdictions. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'jurisdiction'
British English: jurisdiction NOUN
Jurisdiction is the power that a court of law or an official has to carry out legal judgments or to enforce laws.
The British police have no jurisdiction over foreign bank accounts.
Definition of jurisdiction from the Collins English Dictionary
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