The director of health of a town, city or borough contiguous to any stream or body of water which is not wholly within the limits of such town, city or borough shall, in the enforcement of the laws, rules and regulations relating to public health, have jurisdiction over such stream or body of water and the islands situated therein.

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 19a-209

  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.