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limited jurisdiction

n. courts' authority over certain types of cases such as bankruptcy, claims against the government, probate, family matters, immigration and customs, or limitations on courts' authority to try cases involving maximum amounts of money or value. (See: jurisdiction, court)

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The Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA) would update the CFIUS review process to address 21st century national security concerns, like investment-driven technology transfers designed to sidestep the Committees limited jurisdiction.
The appellate court said the proceedings under the SEC were limited by the doctrine that the tribunal, being an administrative agency, had limited jurisdiction.
In its annulment judgment, the Dubai Court of First Instance noted this limited jurisdiction of the DIFC Courts and explained that the Dubai Courts' jurisdiction prevailed in all other circumstances.
Limited resources and limited jurisdiction led the Peace Building in Lebanon project to look for ways to prevent conflict between Lebanese and Syrian communities.
The EU currently uses Frontex, which coordinates between national border patrols and has limited jurisdiction, and which has "already started intensive preparations for its (the new agency's) implementation," said Frontex Executive Director Fabrice Leggeri.
Chamber of Commerce weighed in with Senior Vice President of Labor, Immigration, and Employee Benefits Randy Johnson saying in a statement, "Simply put, EEOC--which has no health care expertise and extremely limited jurisdiction over wellness programs - has created rules that layer complicated, confusing, and contradictory requirements over an area which is already heavily regulated.
Chamber of Commerce weighed in with Senior Vice President of Labor, Immigration, and Employee Benefits Randy Johnson saying in a statement, "Simply put, EEOC--which has no health care expertise and extremely limited jurisdiction over wellness programs -- has created rules that layer complicated, confusing, and contradictory requirements over an area which is already heavily regulated.
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, the state's air regulator, has limited jurisdiction over such facilities, and only those with certain types of equipment require air permits to operate.
It was launched in 2013 and is governed by "a limited jurisdiction board appointed by the bishop.
3) Second, the legislative history of the precursor to [section] 7(3) clearly addressed territorially and geographically limited jurisdiction with respect to federal lands within the borders of the United States.
MODUS OPERANDI A* After finding the limited jurisdiction of SEBI and IRDA, Pearls Group floated cooperative societies that are being run in several states.
Every first-year law student learns that federal courts are courts of limited jurisdiction.

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