jurisdictional jurisdictional  /ˌdʒʊ rəs ˈdɪk ʃə nəl/


  • (adj) restricted to the geographic area under a particular jurisdiction


  • Leaders were afraid to actually lead, reluctant to cost businesses money, break jurisdictional rules or spawn lawsuits.


  1. Ypsilanti mayor optimistic about new Ann Arbor-Ypsi transit authority — or 'A3TA'

    It's official: Ypsilanti is joining Ann Arbor as a member of the new Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority — or as some are calling it, the "A3TA." The Ann Arbor Transportation Authority is poised to morph into a multi-jurisdictional...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: AnnArbor.com

  2. Warren Co. officers undergo 'active violence' training

    In light of recent school violence, the Warren County Police Chiefs Association formed a multi-jurisdictional training team to provide "Active Violence" training for every officer in Warren County.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: FOX 19 Cincinnati


  1. "We will not accept a loss of jurisdictional control to another party or another country," federal industry minister Jim Prentice told an audience at the Canadian Space Agency Headquarters in Longueuil.
    on Apr 11, 2008 By: Jim Prentice Source: The Gazette (Montreal)

  2. "This legislation closes the jurisdictional loophole that allowed a guilty man to escape punishment," said Rep. Nancy Boyda, D-Kan., the bill's sponsor.
    on Sep 26, 2008 By: Nancy Boyda Source: USA Today

  3. "We will not let any of the jurisdictional turf battles of the past get in the way of our moving forward with a renewable energy agenda," Salazar said, adding that he recently met with FERC's chairman and that staff are trying to complete the...
    on Mar 16, 2009 By: Ken Salazar Source: New York Times

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