CORPORATIONS ACT 2001

CHAPTER 9 - MISCELLANEOUS  

PART 9.6A - JURISDICTION AND PROCEDURE OF COURTS  

Division 1 - Civil jurisdiction  

Subdivision B - Conferral of jurisdiction  

SECTION 1337B   JURISDICTION OF FEDERAL COURT AND STATE AND TERRITORY SUPREME COURTS  

1337B(1)   [ Federal Court]  

Jurisdiction is conferred on the Federal Court of Australia with respect to civil matters arising under the Corporations legislation.

1337B(2)   [ Supreme Court]  

Subject to section 9 of the Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977 , jurisdiction is conferred on the Supreme Court of:


(a) each State; and


(b) the Capital Territory; and


(c) the Northern Territory;

with respect to civil matters arising under the Corporations legislation.

1337B(3)   [ Supreme Court: matters under ADJR Act]  

Despite section 9 of the Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977 , jurisdiction is conferred on the Supreme Court of:


(a) each State; and


(b) the Capital Territory; and


(c) the Northern Territory;

with respect to matters arising under that Act involving or related to decisions made, or proposed or required to be made, under the Corporations legislation by a Commonwealth authority or an officer of the Commonwealth.

Note 1: The Federal Court also has jurisdiction with respect to these matters under that Act.

Note 2: A Supreme Court may be required to transfer a proceeding with respect to such a matter to the Federal Court: see subsection 1337H(3).

1337B(4)   [ Application of s 1337B(3)]  

Subsection (3) applies to a decision made, or proposed or required to be made:


(a) whether or not in the exercise of a discretion; and


(b) whether before or after that subsection commences.

1337B(5)   [ Supreme Court: limits of jurisdiction]  

The jurisdiction conferred on a Supreme Court by subsection (2) or (3) is not limited by any limits to which any other jurisdiction of that Supreme Court may be subject.

1337B(6)   [ Limitation]  

This section has effect subject to section 1337D.


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