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Part II Jurisdiction, 7 Jurisdiction: General Principles

From: Civil Jurisdiction and Judgements in Europe: The Brussels I Regulation, the Lugano Convention, and the Hague Choice of Court Convention (2nd Edition)

Trevor Hartley

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 08 December 2023

7.01 This chapter deals with the general aspects of jurisdiction. The discussion will be focused on Brussels and Lugano, since Hague is concerned only with one special kind of jurisdiction. 7.02 Jurisdiction is a concept with many meanings.1 We are concerned with jurisdiction to adjudicate (judicial jurisdiction), which is the power to subject persons or things to legal proceedings. It arises in various contexts, but we are concerned solely with the international (and inter-territorial)2 context. It is usually divided into two categories: jurisdiction in personam...
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