Foreign jurisdiction

Definition of Foreign jurisdiction

Any jurisdiction foreign to that of the forum; e.g. of a sister state or another country. Also the exercise by a state or nation of jurisdiction beyond its own territory. Long-arm service of process is a form of such foreign or extraterritorial jurisdiction. See 28 U.S.C.A. § 1330. See also Foreign service of process.

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