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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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VBAO v. Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs

14 December 2006 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Persecution based on political opinion - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Australia - Sri Lanka

STCB v. Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs

14 December 2006 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Blood feuds - Grounds for persecution - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution of family members - Social group persecution - State protection | Countries: Albania - Australia

NBGM v. Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs

15 November 2006 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Cessation clauses - Changes of circumstances in home country - Temporary protection | Countries: Afghanistan - Australia

Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs v. QAAH of 2004

15 November 2006 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Cessation clauses - Temporary protection - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Afghanistan - Australia

Applicant NABD of 2002 v Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs

On appeal from the Federal Court of Australia.

26 May 2005 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Freedom of religion - Human rights and fundamental freedoms - Visas - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Australia - Iran, Islamic Republic of

NAGV and NAGW of 2002 v. Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs

2 March 2005 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Non-refoulement - Refoulement - Safe third country - Visas | Countries: Australia - Russian Federation

Re Woolley (Manager of the Baxter Immigration Detention Centre); Ex parte Applicants M276/2003 by their next friend GS

7 October 2004 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Immigration Detention | Countries: Afghanistan - Australia

Al-Kateb v. Godwin

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6 August 2004 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Immigration Detention - Statelessness | Countries: Australia - Palestine, State of

Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs v. Al Khafaji

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6 August 2004 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Immigration Detention - Rights of non-citizens | Countries: Australia - Iraq

Behrooz v. Secretary of the Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs

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6 August 2004 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Immigration Detention | Countries: Australia - Iran, Islamic Republic of

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