jurisdiction

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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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As "C" was interposed in the juristiction that concluded aBITT with both the state of the source and the state of residence,it becomes relevant the issue of the beneficial owner of the income, which is not "C", but "A".
The 6th Court of Appeals reversed the decision on grounds of juristiction, not on Aldrich's risk findings.
Environmentalists have commented that the Rila and Pirin mountains in the region do not fall within the juristiction of the Forestry Act, as most of their areas are taken up by National Parks, which are regulated by other legislation, so locals have little reasons to protest.