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COPYRIGHT ACT 1968 - SECT 133A

Courts in which offences may be prosecuted

             (1)  Prosecutions for offences against this Division may be brought in the Federal Court of Australia or in any other court of competent jurisdiction.

             (2)  However, the Federal Court of Australia does not have jurisdiction to hear or determine prosecutions for indictable offences, despite section 15C of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 .

             (3)  The Federal Court of Australia has jurisdiction to hear and determine prosecutions of the following offences against this Division:

                     (a)  summary offences;

                     (b)  offences of strict liability.



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