hot pursuit


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hot pursuit

Pursuit commenced within the territory, internal waters, the archipelagic waters, the territorial sea, or territorial airspace of the pursuing state and continued without interruption beyond the territory, territorial sea, or airspace. Hot pursuit also exists if pursuit commences within the contiguous or exclusive economic zones or on the continental shelf of the pursuing state, continues without interruption, and is undertaken based on a violation of the rights for the protection of which the zone was established. The right of hot pursuit ceases as soon as the ship or hostile force pursued enters the territory or territorial sea of its own state or of a third state. This definition does not imply that force may or may not be used in connection with hot pursuit. NOTE: This term applies only to law enforcement activities.
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hot pursuit

noun
The following of another in an attempt to overtake and capture:
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SEEING a ship sailing by upon the sea of politics, an Ambitious Person started in hot pursuit along the strand; but the people's eyes being fixed upon the Presidency no one observed the pursuer.
Did he dream of the nymph flying through the woods of Greece with the satyr in hot pursuit? She fled, swift of foot and desperate, but he gained on her step by step, till she felt his hot breath on her neck; and still she fled silently, and silently he pursued, and when at last he seized her was it terror that thrilled her heart or was it ecstasy?
Mounting his swiftest horse, he set off in hot pursuit. He soon found the trail of the fugitives, and spurred on in hopes of overtaking them.
As if too long lurking behind the headlands, till the Pequod should fairly have entered the straits, these rascally Asiatics were now in hot pursuit, to make up for their over-cautious delay.
A few of the fugitives endeavoured to bear away the bodies of their fallen warriors, but the hot pursuit quickly compelled them to abandon the slain, in order to preserve the living.
I have been made the instrument of working out this dreadful retribution upon the head of a man who, in the hot pursuit of his bad ends, has persecuted and hunted down his own child to death.
She was very pale, and the hand which Dolly held was quite cold; but she bade her, nevertheless, remember that, under Providence, much must depend upon their own discretion; that if they remained quiet and lulled the vigilance of the ruffians into whose hands they had fallen, the chances of their being able to procure assistance when they reached the town, were very much increased; that unless society were quite unhinged, a hot pursuit must be immediately commenced; and that her uncle, she might be sure, would never rest until he had found them out and rescued them.
'Ideally, while victims or suspects are in transit after the rescue operations, our PNP-AKG need to be able to immediately get information for the hot pursuit operations (on kidnapping suspects),' Cereno said.
The Bureau of Jail and Penology Management (BJMP) immediately launched a hot pursuit operation against the inmates identified as Mamerto Valenzuela and Dennis Valdez.
The CTD did not get any evidence regarding an exchange of gunfire between suspected criminals and a four-member police team, but found that there was a 'hot pursuit' during which the gun of a policeman went off 'accidently'.
New Delhi [India], April 9 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said that India's surgical strikes and airstrike across the Line of Control (LoC) were not in line with former Home Minister Lal Krishna Advani's strategy on 'hot pursuit' against terrorists.
Duterte pointed out that hot pursuit is based on the penal laws in the Spanish era, whose definition of a continuous crime is different.