extraterritorial extraterritorial  /ˌɛk strə ˌtɛ rɪ ˈtɔ ri əl/


  • (adj) outside territorial limits or jurisdiction


  1. The problem is compounded when the foreign troops claim extraterritorial privileges and hold themselves not subject to local law.
  2. They don't stop at police checkpoints extraterritorial status has its privileges.
  3. Belatedly relinquished extraterritorial and other special rights in China.


  • Citizens speak out against proposal

    SEGUIN — Four speakers, including two New Braunfels City Council members, addressed Guadalupe County Commissioners Court on Tuesday in opposition to a proposed liquefied natural gas plant (LNG) on a Guadalupe County site that its within the extraterritorial jurisdiction of New Braunfels.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung


  1. "Due to some illegal, unilateral, extraterritorial legislation by some powerful members of the same institutions, the enjoyment of our rights of membership have been strangulated," Mugabe told his fellow African leaders. "We believe that...
    on Feb 3, 2009 By: Robert Mugabe Source: Reuters UK

  2. "I have strong residual doubts over extraterritorial rules that could be made by the US legislators or the [US watchdog] Securities and Exchange Commission," Livingstone wrote.
    on Nov 30, 2006 By: Ken Livingstone Source: This is London

  3. ...Bank into domestic SEC filings.12 The Supreme Court ruled, however, that "the presumption against extraterritorial application would be a craven watchdog indeed if it retreated to its kennel whenever some domestic activity is involved in...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Antonin Scalia Source: Lexology (registration)

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