Jurisdiction Under Municipal and International Law
The concept of jurisdiction is derived from the concept of sovereignty and is connected with the principle of equality and non-interference in domestic affair of other states. Thus, the ground for jurisdictions are related to the duty of a state under international law to respect the territorial integrity and political independence of each other state.
However, the term jurisdiction is arguable the most versatile term used in current international law. Frequently used in international legal document, yet never defined. It can have different meanings in different context. Depending on the circumstance, Jurisdiction is the totality of the power