Definition Of jurisdiction
the official power to make legal decisions and judgments.
federal courts had no jurisdiction over the case
Example Of jurisdiction
According to Keys, the station was commended for its outstanding service rendered to areas under its jurisdiction .
Although the husband had only forty-seven days in totality within the relevant twelve months he had made nine arrivals within the jurisdiction .
And nor should it exclude the jurisdiction of any other state that gives its courts universal jurisdiction over international crimes.
Another limitation is a rule found in various forms in some legal systems which denies jurisdiction over actions involving foreign land.
As a luminary and law minister Beig can not be expected to overstep his jurisdiction and transgress his limits beyond his domain.