Jurisdiction over the nature of the case and the type of relief sought; the extent to which a court can rule on the conduct of persons or the status of things.
¡ª Also termed jurisdiction of the subject matter; jurisdiction of the cause; jurisdiction over the action. Cf. personal jurisdiction. [Cases: Courts 4; Federal Courts 3.1. C.J.S. Courts ¡ì¡ì 9¨C10, 18.]
How do Chinese lawyers translate the term subject-matter jurisdiction?
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