COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA CONSTITUTION ACT – SECT 75 Original jurisdiction of High Court

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA CONSTITUTION ACT – SECT 75 Original jurisdiction of High Court

In all matters:

(i)  arising under any treaty;

(ii)  affecting consuls or other representatives of other countries;

(iii)  in which the Commonwealth, or a person suing or being sued on behalf of the Commonwealth, is a party;

(iv)  between States, or between residents of different States, or between a State and a resident of another State;

(v)  in which a writ of Mandamus or prohibition or an injunction is sought against an officer of the Commonwealth;

the High Court shall have original jurisdiction.

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