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Federal Court of Australia (1976 - )

From
1976
Website
http://www.fedcourt.gov.au/

Summary

The Federal Court of Australia was created by the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 and began to exercise its jurisdiction on 1 February 1977. It is a superior court of record and a court of law and equity. It sits in all capital cities and elsewhere in Australia from time to time.

The Court's jurisdiction is broad, covering almost all civil matters arising under Australian Federal law and some summary and indictable criminal matters.

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