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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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Applicant S v. Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs

On appeal from the Federal Court of Australia.

27 May 2004 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Social group persecution - Visas - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Afghanistan - Australia

Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs v. B

On appeal from the Family Court of Australia.

29 April 2004 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Immigration Detention | Countries: Australia - Pakistan

Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs v. Respondent S152/2003

This copy of the Court's Reasons for Judgment is subject to formal revision prior to publication in the Commonwealth Law Reports.

21 April 2004 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Visas - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Australia - Ukraine

NADB of 2001 v. Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs

Application for special leave to appeal.

12 December 2003 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Freedom of expression - Freedom of speech - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Australia - Iran, Islamic Republic of

Applicant M38/2002 v. Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs

Application for special leave to appeal.

12 December 2003 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Countries: Australia - Iran, Islamic Republic of

Appellant S395/2002 v. Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs; Appellant S396/2002 v. Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs

9 December 2003 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) | Countries: Australia - Bangladesh

Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs (Applicant) v. Akram Ouda Mohammad Al Masri (Respondent)

14 August 2003 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Countries: Australia - Palestine, State of

Minister for Immigration and Ethnic Affairs; Ex parte Lam

12 February 2003 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Countries: Australia - Viet Nam

Hieu Trung Lam v Minister for Immigration and Respondent Multicultural Affairs

12 February 2003 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Children's rights - Family reunification - Refugee / Asylum law | Countries: Australia - Viet Nam

Plaintiff S157/2002 v. Commonwealth of Australia

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4 February 2003 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Visas | Countries: Australia

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