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Original Jurisdiction:

The power or authority given to a court to hear a case at first instance

2

Appellate Jurisdiction:

The power or authority given to a court to hear cases on appeal from lower courts.

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Magistrates Court OJ Civil:

Up to $100,000

4

Magistrates Court OJ Criminal:

- Summary Offences (e.g. Traffic offences)
- Indictable Offences heard summarily (e.g. Robbery)
- Committal hearings

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Magistrates Court AJ:

None

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County Court OJ Civil:

Unlimited

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County Court OJ Criminal:

All indictable offences except those reserved for the Supreme Court (e.g. Armed robbery, rape)

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County Court AJ Civil:

None, except where provided by statute

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County Court AJ Criminal:

From Magistrate's Court and Children's Court on convictions and sentences

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Supreme Court (Trial Division) OJ Civil:

Unlimited

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Supreme Court (Trial Division) OJ Criminal:

Most serious indictable offences E.g. Murder

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Supreme Court (Trial Division) AJ Civil:

From Magistrates' Court and VCAT on points of law

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Supreme Court (Trial Division) AJ Criminal:

From Magistrates Court on points of law

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Supreme Court (Court of Appeals) OJ:

None

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Supreme Court (Court of Appeals) AJ Civil:

From County Court, single judge of Supreme Court and VCAT (where constituted by president or vice president) on points of law, questions of fact and amount of damages.

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Supreme Court (Court of Appeals) AJ Criminal:

From County Court and single judges of Supreme Court on points of law, conviction or sentence.

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