Terms Used In Utah Code 57-21-14

  • Adjudicative proceeding: means :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Division: means the Division of Antidiscrimination and Labor established under the commission. See Utah Code 57-21-2
  • 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.
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes a state, district, or territory of the United States. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
     The commencement of an action in a federal court of competent jurisdiction for relief under federal law based upon any act prohibited by this chapter bars the commencement or continuation of any adjudicative proceeding before the division or state court proceeding in connection with the same claims under this chapter.

Enacted by Chapter 114, 1993 General Session