More serious cases come within the purview of the an-sat, a judicial auxiliary of the governor.
The island is treated as an outlying territory; it has not been brought within the full purview of the Japanese constitution.
He was also appointed on a Royal Commission to inquire into Irish university education, including Trinity College, an institution which had been excluded from the purview of former commissions.
4 Taking his labours as a whole, there cannot be a doubt that he enormously enlarged the purview of naturalists, and, even if limited to birds, that, on the completion of his work upon them in 1783, ornithology stood in a very different position from that which it had before occupied.
The Hawaiian Islands came within the purview of George Vancouver, following the course of Cook in 1791.