jurisdiction


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for jurisdiction

Synonyms for jurisdiction

the right and power to command, decide, rule, or judge

Synonyms for jurisdiction

References in classic literature ?
New States may be admitted by the Congress into this Union; but no new States shall be formed or erected within the Jurisdiction of any other State; nor any State be formed by the Junction of two or more States, or Parts of States, without the Consent of the Legislatures of the States concerned as well as of the Congress.
What jurisdiction can be brought to bear upon the case?
Universal Criminal Jurisdiction and the Enforcement
Therefore, the focus in considering whether a country or jurisdiction should be included in this category is on the significance of the amount of proceeds laundered in the entire financial sector, not only on banking transactions or on the AML measures taken.
ISLAMABAD -- Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice NasirulMulk said the apex court exercises original jurisdiction for the enforcement of fundamental rights, where a question of 'public importance' is involved which is commonly called as suo moto jurisdiction of Supreme Court of Pakistan.
The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA)--adopted by the Vermont legislature--regulates how states collaboratively assert jurisdiction over custody cases involving diverse parties.
ANKARA, May 10, 2010 (TUR) -- Council of State's president Mustafa Birden said on Monday that independence of jurisdiction could not be resorted to referendum.
Since subsidiaries may be established in listed jurisdictions for a variety of nontax business reasons, the existence of a subsidiary in a jurisdiction listed as a tax haven or financial privacy jurisdiction does not signify that a corporation or federal contractor established that subsidiary for the purpose of reducing its tax burden.
However, serious consideration should be given to such clauses, as an inappropriate choice of jurisdiction can have far reaching consequences in the event of a dispute.
Judge Scott Stephens' article on the third species of jurisdiction (March) is interesting.
Further, because in many cases, out-of-state providers work closely with prospective parents' in-state physicians, questions will arise as to whether local courts will have jurisdiction over out of state providers.
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 MPU provisions are intended to address how a purchase (such as digital goods, computer software or services), that can and will be used concurrently in more than one taxing jurisdiction, should be sourced to determine the proper remittance of sales and use tax.
Work and people now move easily across geographic lines, and qualified, licensed CPAs in good standing should be able to practice in more than one state or jurisdiction without undergoing a time-consuming, redundant licensing process in each.
It would strip federal courts of jurisdiction to rule on the constitutionality of the words "under God" in the pledge of allegiance to the flag.