Terms Used In Florida Statutes 949.05

  • 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.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.

(1) If any clause, sentence, paragraph, section, or part of chapters 947-949 shall for any reason be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be unconstitutional, invalid, or void, such judgment shall not affect, impair, or invalidate the remainder of the law, but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, section, or part thereof directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment shall have been rendered.
(2) If the method of selecting the commission members as herein provided is found to be invalid by reason of the vesting of the appointing power in the Governor and Cabinet, the members of the Florida Commission on Offender Review herein provided for shall be appointed by the Governor.