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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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UNIVERSAL CIVIL JURISDICTION IN THE UNITED STATES: THE
All other countries and jurisdictions evaluated in the INCSR are separated into the two remaining groups, "Jurisdictions of Concern" and "Other Jurisdictions Monitored," on the basis of several factors that may include: (1) whether transactions involving significant amounts of proceeds from serious crimes are conducted in the country's financial sector; (2) the extent to which the jurisdiction is or remains vulnerable to money laundering, notwithstanding its money laundering countermeasures, if any (an illustrative list of factors that may indicate vulnerability is provided below); (3) the nature and extent of the money laundering situation in each jurisdiction (e.
The chief justice informed the participants about composition, functioning and jurisdiction of the Apex Court of the Country.
15) Following the court's termination of mother's parental rights, DCF requested that the court assume jurisdiction over and allow father's termination petition, but this request was denied, and the denial appealed.
Speaking at a ceremony to mark 142nd anniversary of the foundation of Council of State, Birden said that arrangements --which directly influenced independence of jurisdiction and assurance of judges and prosecutors, and limited the effectiveness of jurisdiction-- could not be resorted to referendum.
federal contractors have subsidiaries in jurisdictions listed as tax havens or financial privacy jurisdictions.
The issues affected by the choice of jurisdiction include: 1.
The lack of authority is not the same as a lack of jurisdiction.
In lieu of answering the Coggeshalls' complaint, the defendants each moved that the case be dismissed for lack of jurisdiction over them by the courts of South Carolina because each was a resident or entity based in North Carolina, and had not practiced or performed any service in South Carolina.
More than a few unconstitutional laws and covert practices hammered or sneaked through by the Bush administration possibly make universal jurisdiction an increasingly relevant and dramatic juridical protection against the enlarging authoritarian proclivities in White-House governance.
It requires a business purchaser (as opposed to simply a purchaser, under the original version) that is not a holder of a direct-pay permit and knows at the time of its purchase of a digital good, computer software or a service that it will be concurrently available for use in more than one jurisdiction, to deliver to the seller an "exemption certificate claiming MPU" While current SSUTA Section 312 requires delivery of an MPU exemption form only for computer software delivered electronically, the revised version also applies to computer software delivered by "load and leave" or in tangible form.
Each jurisdiction is independent, and requirements vary on a range of issues.