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JUDICIARY ACT 1903 - SECT 39A

Federal jurisdiction invested in State Courts by other provisions

             (1)  The federal jurisdiction with which a Court of a State is invested by or under any Act, whether the investing occurred or occurs before or after the commencement of this section, including federal jurisdiction invested by a provision of this Act other than the last preceding section:

                     (a)  shall be taken to be invested subject to the provisions of paragraph (a) of subsection (2) of the last preceding section; and

                     (b)  shall be taken to be invested subject to paragraph 39(2)(c) (whether or not the jurisdiction is expressed to be invested subject to that paragraph), so far as it can apply and is not inconsistent with a provision made by or under the Act by or under which the jurisdiction is invested;

in addition to any other conditions or restrictions subject to which the jurisdiction is expressed to be invested.

             (2)  Nothing in this section or the last preceding section, or in any Act passed before the commencement of this section, shall be taken to prejudice the application of any of sections 72 to 77 (inclusive) in relation to jurisdiction in respect of indictable offences.



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