Acts Interpretation Act 1901
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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