When a state establishes its criminal jurisdiction over a particular transnational crime, that prescription renders a particular action potentially criminal. Enforcement is the process of investigating the particular offence and trying the accused in order to establish the elements of the crime in the particular case. This chapter, the first of six on enforcement of jurisdiction, explores the state's jurisdiction over transnational crime through the work of its law enforcement agencies. Chapters 14 and 15 are also concerned with law enforcement, the first on the...
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