Municipal Jurisdiction


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Municipal Jurisdiction

The area over which a municipality governs. For example, the municipal jurisdiction of a city extends to the city limits. Municipalities must enforce laws and may tax within their jurisdictions.
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Aboriginal neighbours, resource companies, senior governments and municipal jurisdictions, all collide right here in Northern Ontario.
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The survey was mailed out in the fall of 1993 to all 1,126 municipal jurisdictions in the specified population, addressed primarily to city managers or mayors in these jurisdictions.
While the pending crime legislation awaits action by the House, citizens cry out for immediate attention to the conditions that have given rise to prevailing rates of crime and violence in our municipal jurisdictions.
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