from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Located outside territorial boundaries: fishing in extraterritorial waters.
- adj. Of or relating to persons exempt from the legal jurisdiction of the country in which they reside.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. of a section of territory, not being subject to the laws of the local country; of or pertaining to extraterritoriality
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Beyond the limits of a territory or particular jurisdiction; exterritorial.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as exterritorial.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. outside territorial limits or jurisdiction
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In many cases, like Mebane, the municipality still retains control over the adjoining but unincorporated neighborhoods through a process called extraterritorial jurisdiction ETJ.
One of the ways in which this is accomplished is by the Mexican government promoting the idea of extraterritorial nationalism among its citizensthat is, the notion that Mexican citizens have an indigenous claim to large swaths of the United States.
That's exactly what's about to happen: Four years after the WTO ruled against the United States, Congress has still failed to repeal export subsidies, known as the extraterritorial income exclusion, that the trade organization determined to be illegal.
The authority, called extraterritorial jurisdiction, would allow the town to impose its zoning and land development rules in unincorporated territory adjacent to the town.
First, we authorize the NSA to record every singing of the national anthem occurring anywhere in the world and don't give me that "extraterritorial" crap.
It’s called extraterritorial condemnation and is done regularly.
There was also the "extraterritorial" issue of whether, in the circumstances, a legal basis existed allowing France to extradite Mr Bailey at all.
An "extraterritorial" provision in the state statute applying to "certain acts committed outside" New York does not extend subject matter jurisdiction to Hoffman's claim, Judge Pigott wrote.
This is similar to the ideologies dominant in Ireland, Tibet, and Armenia, where nationalist movements and nation-states are closely linked to religious heritage, a culture of forced diaspora, and the 'extraterritorial' power of their cultural or ethnic identities.
'Jewishness,' which gives Israel and Zionism 'extraterritorial' power and rights ranging outside the country.
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