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

1337B(2)  


Subject to section 9 of the Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977 , jurisdiction is conferred on each State or Territory Supreme Court with respect to civil matters arising under the Corporations legislation.

1337B(3)  


Despite section 9 of the Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977 , jurisdiction is conferred on each State or Territory Supreme Court 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 State or Territory 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)  
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)  
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)  
This section has effect subject to section 1337D .


 

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