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Bankruptcy courts

             (1)  The Federal Court and the Federal Circuit Court have concurrent jurisdiction in bankruptcy, and that jurisdiction is exclusive of the jurisdiction of all courts other than:

                     (a)  the jurisdiction of the High Court under section 75 of the Constitution; or

                     (b)  the jurisdiction of the Family Court under section 35 or 35A of this Act.

             (2)  To avoid doubt, subsection (1) does not:

                     (a)  confer jurisdiction in a criminal matter; or

                     (b)  exclude the jurisdiction of a court of a State or Territory under the Judiciary Act 1903 in a criminal matter relating to this Act.

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