Terms Used In Indiana Code 16-37-1-4

  • 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.
Sec. 4. Each local health jurisdiction is a registration district for vital statistics and the local health officer shall be the local registrar.

[Pre-1993 Recodification Citation: 16-1-15-3.]

As added by P.L.2-1993, SEC.20.