Judicial district

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The judicial district (or Sprengel ) denotes the area for which a court has local jurisdiction .

The smallest judicial district in German ordinary jurisdiction is the local area of ​​jurisdiction of a local court , in Austria it is the local area of ​​jurisdiction of a district court .

There are numerous exceptions to the rule that a court has jurisdiction only in matters within its district. The procedural law determines the matters that are assigned to a court from another jurisdiction and establishes jurisdiction in cases in which a domestic place of jurisdiction is not otherwise given.

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