special jurisdiction


special jurisdiction
n.
A court’s ability to hear only a limited category of cases.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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  • special jurisdiction — limited or special jurisdiction Jurisdiction of court which is confined to particular types of cases or actions, or which can be exercised only under the limitations and circumstances prescribed by the statute. A court s power over an action is… …   Black's law dictionary

  • special jurisdiction — limited or special jurisdiction Jurisdiction of court which is confined to particular types of cases or actions, or which can be exercised only under the limitations and circumstances prescribed by the statute. A court s power over an action is… …   Black's law dictionary

  • special jurisdiction — See court of limited jurisdiction …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Court of special jurisdiction (People's Republic of China) — Court of special jurisdiction is one level of the court system in China. The courts under this jurisdiction includes: Military Court of China Railway Transport Court of China Maritime Court of China See also Special jurisdiction …   Wikipedia

  • limited or special jurisdiction — Jurisdiction of court which is confined to particular types of cases or actions, or which can be exercised only under the limitations and circumstances prescribed by the statute. A court s power over an action is governed generally by statute and …   Black's law dictionary

  • limited or special jurisdiction — Jurisdiction of court which is confined to particular types of cases or actions, or which can be exercised only under the limitations and circumstances prescribed by the statute. A court s power over an action is governed generally by statute and …   Black's law dictionary

  • Court of special jurisdiction of the People's Republic of China — Court of Special Jurisdiction is one level of the court system in China. The courts under this jurisdiction includes:* Military Court of China * Railway Transport Court of China * Maritime Court of Chinaee also* Special jurisdiction …   Wikipedia

  • court of special jurisdiction — Same as court of limited jurisdiction …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • special — spe·cial adj 1: distinguished by some unusual quality special circumstances justifying an award of attorney s fees 2: relating to a single thing or class of things: having an individual character or trait owed them a special duty not owed to the… …   Law dictionary

  • Jurisdiction — In law, jurisdiction (from the Latin ius, iuris meaning law and dicere meaning to speak ) is the practical authority granted to a formally constituted legal body or to a political leader to deal with and make pronouncements on legal matters and,… …   Wikipedia


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