What is another word for purview?

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[ pˈɜːvjuː], [ pˈɜːvjuː], [ p_ˈɜː_v_j_uː]

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In law, purview is the authority or power given to an individual, body, or jurisdiction over a particular area of law or over particular types of legal action.

A jurisdiction typically exercises purview over matters of law (the law applicable to that jurisdiction) and matters of fact (the facts applicable to that jurisdiction). A jurisdiction may also have purview over a particular category of case law, such as civil law or criminal law.

Some jurisdictions also have purview over certain aspects of the public realm. Sometimes this means that the jurisdiction has jurisdiction over certain kinds of disputes between private individuals.

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