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jurisdiction

As used in the UK, the place where a body is found. Formally, the jurisdiction of a coroner is founded on
• where a dead body lies within his or her district; 
• where a body otherwise within his or her district is lost or irrecoverable; or
• where a body comes to lie in his or her district by repatriation from abroad.

jurisdiction

The authority and power of courts to hear and render judgments on the parties and subject matter of a case.
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The IRS's enforcement of its new rule that an informal claim must be perfected before it is jurisdictionally adequate and the uncertainties associated with the still regulation-less section 6676 penalty both compel a taxpayer to carefully evaluate the merits of a refund claim or credit before asserting it, to monitor and document the IRS's handling of an informal claim, and to consider strategies to minimize the potential assertion of the penalty.
122) That having been said, the idea of indirect online enforcement through the regulation of jurisdictionally established financial intermediaries can spark a transformation in our normative thinking in this context.
81, 83 (2002) (arguing that source jurisdiction is geographically and jurisdictionally superior to the residence tax jurisdiction, which is always secondary).
Thus, individuals interested in building a reentry initiative are urged to get started by bringing together the diverse group of state and local government agencies and community-based organizations relevant to inmate reentry, and providing those stakeholders with accurate, jurisdictionally specific information about released inmates such as how they are prepared for their transition to the community, where they go after their release and the kinds of violations for which they most often return to prison.
is a much more homogenous market than Europe both jurisdictionally and culturally.
only jurisdictionally homogenous, but effectively (and ideally)
333 (1925), has been consistently and egregiously misinterpreted and is not, in fact, authority for imputing the jurisdictionally relevant affiliations of one corporation to another.
First, jurisdictionally broader institutions must refrain from usurping the proper functions that should be performed autonomously by the person and institutions more immediate to him.
The customer (the claims person) wants the case closed; case closure is normally jurisdictionally relevant although there are several definitions.
Rauscher [1994] studies "ecological dumping" in a model with jurisdictionally immobile and intersectorally mobile factors of production.
Management and regulation of recycled materials use in the highway environment are jurisdictionally the responsibility of both the state departments of transportation (DOTs) and the state environmental regulatory agencies.
Privatized social control is jurisdictionally defined by the needs of those who pay for it, not by any generalized idea of societal well-being or necessarily even by a collective privatized market "ethic.