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9(1)The court, on the application of any person interested, shall have jurisdiction to determine any question arising as to—E+W+S
(a)whether any provision of an employment-related benefit scheme does or does not comply with the principle of equal treatment; or
(b)whether, and with what effect, any such provision is overridden by paragraph 3 above.
(2)In sub-paragraph (1) above “the court” means—
(a)in England and Wales, the High Court or a county court; and
(b)in Scotland, the Court of Session or the sheriff court.
(3)An application under sub-paragraph (1) above may be commenced in a county court notwithstanding—
(a)any financial limit otherwise imposed on the jurisdiction of such a court; or
(b)that the only relief claimed is a declaration or an injunction.
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