ACTS INTERPRETATION ACT 1901

PART 5 - GENERAL INTERPRETATION RULES  

SECTION 15C   15C   JURISDICTION OF COURTS  
Where a provision of an Act, whether expressly or by implication, authorizes a civil or criminal proceeding to be instituted in a particular court in relation to a matter:


(a) that provision shall be deemed to vest that court with jurisdiction in that matter;


(b) the jurisdiction so vested is not limited by any limits to which any other jurisdiction of the court may be subject; and


(c) in the case of a court of a Territory, that provision shall be construed as providing that the jurisdiction is vested so far only as the Constitution permits.




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