jurisdictional

adjective

  • Jurisprudence

Definitions of jurisdictional

  • concerning issues of jurisdiction (=the power of a court, authority or other official body to decide a legal case or to make an order)

    The defendant challenged the ruling on jurisdictional grounds, claiming the court lacked the authority to hear the case.

Phrase Bank for jurisdictional

  • The countries were involved in a jurisdictional dispute

  • There are jurisdictional issues relating to foreign defendants.