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Australia: High Court

The High Court is the highest court in the Australian judicial system. It was established in 1901 by Section 71 of the Constitution. The functions of the High Court are to interpret and apply the law of Australia; to decide cases of special federal significance including challenges to the constitutional validity of laws and to hear appeals, by special leave, from Federal, State and Territory courts. Website: www.hcourt.gov.au/
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SZOQQ v Minister for Immigration and Citizenship

10 April 2013 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Countries: Australia - Indonesia

Plaintiff M47-2012 v Director General of Security

5 October 2012 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Immigration Detention - National security / Public order - Rule of law / Due process / Procedural fairness - Safe third country | Countries: Australia - Sri Lanka

Shahi v Minister for Immigration and Citizenship

14 December 2011 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Family reunification | Countries: Afghanistan - Australia

Plaintiff M70/2011 v. Minister for Immigration and Citizenship; and Plaintiff M106 of 2011 v. Minister for Immigration and Citizenship

31 August 2011 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Asylum-seekers - Deportation / Forcible return - Immigration Detention - Non-refoulement - Refugees - Safe third country - Treaties / Agreements / Charters / Protocols / Conventions / Declarations - Unaccompanied / Separated children | Countries: Afghanistan

Plaintiff M13/2011 v. Minister for Immigration and Citizenship

23 June 2011 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Effective protection - Hindu - Illegitimate children - Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) - Jurisdiction - Non-state agents of persecution - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Social group persecution - State protection | Countries: Australia - Malaysia

Minister for Immigration & Citizenship v. SZGUR

2 February 2011 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Jurisdiction - Mental health | Countries: Australia - Nepal

Plaintiff M61/2010E v. Commonwealth of Australia; Plaintiff M69 of 2010 v. Commonwealth of Australia

11 November 2010 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Access to procedures - Appeal / Right to appeal - Asylum-seekers - Immigration Detention - Reception - Refugees - Rescue at sea / Interception at sea - Rule of law / Due process / Procedural fairness | Countries: Australia - Sri Lanka

Minister for Immigration and Citizenship v. SZMDS

26 May 2010 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - Safe third country - Social group persecution | Countries: Pakistan

Minister for Immigration and Citizenship v SZJGV; Minister for Immigration and Citizenship v SZJXO

On appeal from the Federal Court of Australia (Full Court) [2008] FCAFC 105.

30 September 2009 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Falun Gong - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Sur place persecution | Countries: Australia - China

Minister for Immigration and Citizenship v. SZIAI

On appeal from the Federal Court of Australia: [2008] FCA 1372.

23 September 2009 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Ahmadis - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Jurisdiction - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Rule of law / Due process / Procedural fairness | Countries: Australia - Bangladesh

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