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That which belongs to, or operates in accordance with, another nation, territory, state, or jurisdiction, as in the case of nonresident trustees, corporations, or persons.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

LAW, FOREIGN. By foreign laws are understood the laws of a foreign country. The states of the American Union are for some purposes foreign to each other, and the laws of each are foreign in the others. See Foreign laws.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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After some time, the foreigner collapsed and white foam seeped from his mouth.
According to the Majority Leader, but for the complicity of some Ghanaians, these foreigners may not be able to flout the very laws that protect the nation they so wish to do business in.
The report said that since 1994 the authorities have revoked more than 37,000 illegal Cambodian documents possessed by foreigners from 10 nationalities.
Major amendments in the Foreigners (Tribunals) Order, 1964 were undertaken in 2013 and the last amendment was issued in May, an official release from the Home Ministry said.
There are numerous reports of foreigners who run illegal gambling dens countrywide.
Under the joint guidelines signed by the Department of Labor and Employment (Dole), Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) and Bureau of Immigration on Wednesday, foreigners whose jobs are not on the 'positive list' need to secure an alien employment permit (AEP) from the Dole to work in the Philippines.
She explained the new measure aims to address public concern that the SWPs are being abused by some foreigners to circumvent DOLE restrictions.
Due to concerns about foreigners visiting sensitive locations without the permission of intelligence agencies, the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) has been asked to develop software which will contain all information regarding foreigners and the exact number of foreigners in the country and to share the same with law enforcement agencies.
The primary services Foreigner offers include consulting on international education, global investments, and international work.
He further said that every foreigner who visits Pakistan is the guest of the nation and it is the top priority of the SPU to ensure safety and security of their lives and property.
The amendment would make the enabling of the violation of the conditions of the employment of a foreigner set out in the Aliens Act a criminal offense.