ex·tra·ter·ri·to·ri·al (ĕk'strə-tĕr'ĭ-tôr'ē-əl, -tōr'-)
adj. Located outside territorial boundaries: fishing in extraterritorial waters. Of or relating to persons exempt from the legal jurisdiction of the country in which they reside.Legal Dictionary ex·tra·ter·ri·to·ri·al ('ek-strə-'ter-ə-`tōr-ē-əl)adj. Existing or taking place outside the territorial limits of a jurisdiction 中國話 (Traditional Chinese) adj. - 治外法權的, 不受管轄的, 在疆界以外的Extraterritorial jurisdiction Extraterritorial jurisdiction or ETJ is the legal ability of a government to exercise authority beyond its normal boundaries.Extraterritorial jurisdiction can also apply internationally. For example, the United States has Status of Forces Agreements with many nations which give the United States jurisdiction over members of its military.
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