WORDS AND PHRASES – “JURISDICTION” – Meaning of the word “jurisdiction”


“The term jurisdiction denotes a Court’s delineated power to adjudicate or decide a matter or issue an order (Decree). Also termed competent jurisdiction; adjudicatory jurisdiction. See BLACK’S LAW DICTIONARY, 11th edition 2019 @ 1017.” Per SAULAWA, JSC in APC & ORS v. ESIEC & ORS (2021-LCER-40460-SC) (Pp 63 – 63 Paras D – E).

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