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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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But he said the issue of whether timing issues are jurisdictional will likely be taken up by the court in the near future.
(10) Beyond addressing the jurisdictional dimensions of Jordan's Principle, these cases also expanded it to affirm a fundamental guarantee for equality in the provision of services to First Nations children.
and both then assert there is no jurisdictional dispute." (14) Specifically, he concludes that in exceptional cases involving significant hardship, a person with multiple disabilities living off-reserve in Nova Scotia would be entitled to additional funding for home care.
(31) Thus, while initially framed as a jurisdictional issue, as illustrated in this decision, and implicit in the Pictou Landing case, Jordan's Principle contains within it a fundamental commitment to equality and non-discrimination.
maybe those things aren't really jurisdictional. But saying you can't
bring the case at all strikes me as really jurisdictional. (3)
The 11th Circuit's Practice of Issuing Jurisdictional Questions
The 11th Circuit's decision to issue jurisdictional questions while an appeal is pending is not an arbitrary screening method.
In the letter, Adalah argued that the committee's mandate gives it the authority to rule on jurisdictional boundaries of West Bank settlements, which violates international law:
However, it is not authorized to expand these assets, to transfer ownership of them to others, or to destroy themae1/4A* There is no doubt that any expansion of the jurisdictional boundaries of local settlement authorities' in the West Bank -- like their very establishment to start with -- is considered widespread expropriation of property of the protected civilian population, constituting a gross violation of Article 147 of the Fourth Geneva Convention (1949).ae1/4Ci
jurisdictional equilibrium--a balance whose center is still not fully
personal jurisdiction, narrowing jurisdictional bases in some areas