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  • objective territoriality term
Definition In international law one of the bases on which a State may exercise jurisdiction when a crime is committed outside its territory.
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Objective territoriality: By which a State may assert jurisdiction over acts done outside its territory, but which have or are intended to have substantial effects within that State.

Related term: subjective territoriality

Background: Some States adopt the so-called objective territorial principle of jurisdiction, others the so-called subjective territorial principle. The former asserts the jurisdiction of the State in respect of offences commenced outside the territory of the State but consummated within the territory; the latter asserts the jurisdiction of the State in respect of offences commenced inside the territory of the State but consummated outside the territory.
Sources:
  1. E(bckgrnd): ONUG - Términos Jurídicos (E-S) Sureda;
  2. A/60/980, para 45 (b) (16 Aug 2006);

Spanish
  • territorialidad objetiva term
    Source: S: Terminóloga de lengua española TRS. (agosto de 2009);

Russian
  • объективная территориальность term
Definition объективная территориальность: когда государство может устанавливать юрисдикцию в отношении деяний за пределами своей территории, которые имеют или имели своей целью создать существенные последствия на территории этого государства

Chinese
  • 客体领土管辖权 term

Arabic
  • الإقليمية الموضوعية term
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