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EXTERRITORIALITY. This term is used by French jurists to signify the immunity of certain persons, who, although in the state, are not amenable to its laws; foreign sovereigns, ambassadors, ministers plenipotentiary, and ministers from a foreign power, are of this class. Foelix, Droit Intern. Prive, liv. 2, tit. 2, c. 2, s. 4. See Ambassador; Conflict of Laws; Minister.

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The Latvian exterritorial mobilization system was complicated and demanded excessive railway transportation.
France sought to maintain exterritorial control through military bases and dominion over Algerian oil resources, including a permanent French settler presence.
An exasperated Col Ludlow wrote: 'In view of the greatest crisis in our country's history since Waterloo, mayI make an earnest appeal to all exterritorial officers, non-commissioned officers and men to join the Territorial Reserve (Sec 7, Territorial Force Act, 1907) which hitherto has been a complete failure?