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FAIR WORK ACT 2009 - SECT 563

Exercising jurisdiction in the Fair Work Division of the Federal Court

                   The jurisdiction conferred on the Federal Court under section 562 is to be exercised in the Fair Work Division of the Federal Court if:

                     (a)  an application is made to the Federal Court under this Act; or

                     (b)  a writ of mandamus or prohibition or an injunction is sought in the Federal Court against a person holding office under this Act; or

                     (c)  a declaration is sought under section 21 of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 in relation to a matter arising under this Act; or

                     (d)  an injunction is sought under section 23 of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 in relation to a matter arising under this Act; or

                     (e)  a prosecution is instituted in the Federal Court under this Act; or

                      (f)  an appeal is instituted in the Federal Court from a judgment of the Federal Circuit Court or a court of a State or Territory in a matter arising under this Act; or

                     (g)  proceedings in relation to a matter arising under this Act are transferred to the Federal Court from the Federal Circuit Court; or

                     (h)  the Federal Circuit Court or a court of a State or Territory states a case or reserves a question for the consideration of the Federal Court in a matter arising under this Act; or

                      (i)  the President refers, under section 608 of this Act, a question of law to the Federal Court; or

                      (j)  the High Court remits a matter arising under this Act to the Federal Court.



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