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jurisdiction 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˌjo͝orisˈdikSHən/,
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jurisdictions, plural;
  1. The official power to make legal decisions and judgments
    • - federal courts had no jurisdiction over the case
    • - the District of Columbia was placed under the jurisdiction of Congress
  2. The extent of this power
    • - the claim will be within the jurisdiction of the industrial tribunal
  3. A system of law courts; a judicature
    • - in some jurisdictions there is a mandatory death sentence for murder
  4. The territory or sphere of activity over which the legal authority of a court or other institution extends
    • - several different tax jurisdictions

  1. legal power: (law) the right and power to interpret and apply the law; "courts having jurisdiction in this district"
  2. in law; the territory within which power can be exercised
  3. (jurisdictional) restricted to the geographic area under a particular jurisdiction; "the jurisdictional limits of a state"
  4. Jurisdiction (from the Latin ius, iuris meaning "oath" and dicere meaning "to speak") is the practical authority granted to a formally constituted legal body or to a political leader to deal with and make pronouncements on legal matters and, by implication, to administer justice within a defined ...
  5. the power, right, or authority to interpret and apply the law; the power or right to exercise authority; the authority of a sovereign power to govern or legislate; the limits or territory within which authority may be exercised
  6. (Jurisdictional) utilities, ratepayers and regulators (and impacts on those parties) that are subject to state regulation in a state considering restructuring.
  7. (JURISDICTIONAL) Any dispute arising from these terms shall be resolved exclusively in the country of Jamaica or respective country. Coffee Industries Limited makes no representation that materials in this Site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. ...
  8. (Jurisdictions) Those decisions which may be reviewed by the Tribunal. The Tribunal can only review those decisions of Australian Government Ministers, departments and agencies which it is specifically given jurisdiction to review. ...
  9. The authority or power to act, such as the authority of a court to hear and render a decision that binds both parties.
  10. A court's authority to rule on the questions of law at issue in a dispute, typically determined by geographic location and type of case.
  11. Within the context of our site it's a country or a territory, where we provide incorporation and other services. Each such jurisdiction adopted its peculiar legislation which concerns incorporation/formation of offshore legal entities and their further activities.
  12. The location where a person has access to the court system. The place where a person lives usually determines which court has the legal right to adjudicate his or her claims, probate proceedings, or other matters. ...
  13. (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case; (2) the geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases; (3) the territory, subject matter, or persons over which lawful authority may be exercised by a court.
  14. A government responsible for exercising official legislative authority in the geographical area where a native wildlife species occurs or formerly occurred (e.g., provincial and territorial governments, Wildlife Management Boards, federal government departments).
  15. Jurisdiction means the legal environment (state, city or country) that will apply to an insurance contract.
  16. The contract arising from any confirmed holiday booking is to be interpreted under and is subject to the laws of England and Wales we will agree to submit any dispute or claim under it to the English Courts.
  17. the legal right by which a judge or court exercises authority
  18. The specific industry, craft and/or geographical area which a local union is chartered to organize or represent.
  19. These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. Disputes arising in connection with these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
  20. The power to adjudicate concerning the subject matter in a given case.
  21. Authority to apply the law in a given territory or region. For example, the INS district office in the area where a person lives has jurisdiction or authority to decide on a fiance(e) petition.
  22. The authority granted to a legal body to address, pronounce and take action against a party within a defined area of responsibility.
  23. (Gr. Dikaidosia). The right and the authority of a bishop to rule over his diocese as a spiritual overseer. ...
  24. The power of the court to decide cases before it. This power depends on the type of case and how closely connected the parties are to the county where the court is located.
  25. 1) the power to make, declare or apply the law; 2) the power to govern