princípio da territorialidade

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territoriality principle

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Definitions of territoriality principle

the principle of public international law (=the laws that concern relations between countries) that allows a country to prosecute (=to begin and pursue a criminal case) within its borders, and, with some exceptions, prevents it from applying its own laws to people outside of its borders

The government of Argentina insists on the territoriality principle in the application of criminal law.