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jurisdiction

Power. The concept that a court or government authority may exercise control over a person or property because of the location of the property,the activities of a person within a geographic area,or a person's request for assistance from that authority,thereby voluntarily subjecting themselves to jurisdiction.

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Numerous jurisdictions even post their entire stale-dated check list on their municipal or department Web site.
Competition for investment is no longer limited to external factors; many jurisdictions have plants that are competing with more updated or lower-cost facilities within the same organization around the world.
Exemption" refers to the capability of a professional geoscientist registered in one jurisdiction (province or territory) to practice (with or without some limitations) in other jurisdictions without necessarily being fully registered in the host jurisdiction.
The likely conclusion, however, is that several other European jurisdiction tax consolidation or group relief systems will be deemed equally in breach of the EC Treaty, such that claims could follow across Europe.
To assess criminality and law enforcement's response from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, one must consider many variables, some of which, while having significant impact on crime, are not readily measurable or applicable pervasively among all locales.
The 2015 INCSR identifies money laundering priority jurisdictions and countries using a classification system that consists of three different categories: Jurisdictions of Primary Concern, Jurisdictions of Concern, and Other Jurisdictions Monitored.
Furthermore, some jurisdictions simply require subject matter jurisdiction, rather than personal jurisdiction, for child custody issues.
corporations in terms of 2007 revenue reported having subsidiaries in jurisdictions listed as tax havens or financial privacy jurisdictions.
Remedies - the remedies available may differ in foreign jurisdictions, for example, it may not be possible to obtain interim injunctive relief.
These considerations invite some reflections on the legal concept of universal jurisdiction which, in principal, gives a state criminal jurisdiction to prosecute crimes committed by a person or persons outside that country and regardless of the accused party's nationality.
The purchaser then will be responsible for (1) determining an appropriate method of apportioning sales/use tax to those jurisdictions in which the software will be available for use and (2) remitting sales/use tax to those jurisdictions.