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Appellate jurisdiction of Family Court

             (1)  The Family Court has jurisdiction with respect to matters arising under this Act or under any other law made by the Parliament in respect of which:

                     (a)  appeals referred to in section 94 are instituted; or

                    (aa)  appeals referred to in subsection 94AAA(1) or (1A) are instituted; or

                     (b)  appeals referred to in section 96 are instituted.

             (2)  Subject to section 96, in an appeal the Family Court shall have regard to the evidence given in the proceedings out of which the appeal arose and has power to draw inferences of fact and, in its discretion, to receive further evidence upon questions of fact, which evidence may be given:

                     (a)  by affidavit; or

                     (b)  by oral examination before the Family Court or a Judge; or

                     (c)  as provided for in Division 2 of Part XI.

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