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general-jurisdiction court


Definitions of general-jurisdiction court

  • a court (=place where cases are heard) that has the authority to hear nearly all types of cases, criminal and civil

    "It might be that a general-jurisdiction court like the International Court of Justice cannot exist in the current international environment."

Comparative law notes and translator tips

  • 1. Since 1 January 2018, the law defines the regional courts as courts of general jurisdiction. 2. This means that all litigation not specified in the law as being within the jurisdiction of another court, must be commenced in the regional courts.

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