foreign jurisdiction

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. No. 1330.

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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