Associations to the word «Jurisdiction»

Wiktionary

JURISDICTION, noun. The power, right, or authority to interpret and apply the law.
JURISDICTION, noun. The power or right to exercise authority.
JURISDICTION, noun. The authority of a sovereign power to govern or legislate.
JURISDICTION, noun. The limits or territory within which authority may be exercised.

Dictionary definition

JURISDICTION, noun. (law) the right and power to interpret and apply the law; "courts having jurisdiction in this district".
JURISDICTION, noun. In law; the territory within which power can be exercised.

Wise words

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