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What does S75 of the Constitution state?

"Original Jurisdiction of the High Court".

The High Court has original jurisdiction in matters which:
- arise under any treaty.
- affect consuls or representative of other countries.
- the Commonwealth or person is a party.
- involve States or residents of two different states.
- a writ of Mandamus or prohibition or an injunction is sought against an office of the Commonwealth.


What does S76 of the Constitution state?

The Parliament may make laws conferring original jurisdiction on the High Court in any matter:
- Arising under this Constitution, or involving its interpretation.
- Arising under any laws made by the Parliament.
- Of Admiralty and maritime jurisdiction.
- Relating to the same subject-matter claimed under the laws of different States.