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1

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.

2

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.