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(p. 456) 21. Jurisdictional Competence 

(p. 456) 21. Jurisdictional Competence
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(p. 456) 21. Jurisdictional Competence
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James Crawford

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10.1093/he/9780199699698.003.0021
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date: 12 November 2019

Jurisdiction is an aspect of sovereignty: it refers to a state’s competence under international law to regulate the conduct of natural and juridical persons. The notion of regulation includes the activity of all branches of government: legislative, executive, and judicial. This chapter discusses prescriptive jurisdiction over crimes, civil prescriptive jurisdiction, the separateness of the grounds of jurisdiction, and enforcement jurisdiction.

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