(1) Subject to subsection (2), in this Act:
"court " means any court.
"Court " means any of the following courts:
(a) the Federal Court;
(b) the Supreme Court of a State or Territory;
(c) the Family Court of Australia;
(d) a court to which section 41 of the Family Law Act 1975 applies because of a Proclamation made under subsection 41(2) of that Act.
(2) Except where there is a clear expression of a contrary intention (for example, by use of the expression "the Court"), proceedings in relation to a matter under this Act may, subject to Part 9.6A, be brought in any court.
Note: The matters dealt with in Part 9.6A include the applicability of limits on the jurisdictional competence of courts.