Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes 56:1806

  • 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.

Nothing in this Chapter shall be construed as attempting to substitute, transfer, or supersede the proper constitutional or statutory function or jurisdiction of any state agency or head thereof by any other state agency.

Acts 1980, No. 827, §2.