(1) Subject to section 9 of the Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977 , jurisdiction is conferred on the lower courts of:
(a) each State; and
(b) the Capital Territory; and
(c) the Northern Territory;
with respect to civil matters (other than superior court matters) arising under the Corporations legislation.
(2) The jurisdiction conferred on a lower court by subsection (1):
(a) is subject to the court's general jurisdictional limits, so far as they relate to:
(i) the amounts; or
(ii) the value of property;
with which the court may deal; but
(b) is not subject to the court's other jurisdictional limits.