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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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Muin v. Refugee Review Tribunal

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8 August 2002 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Visas | Countries: Australia - China

Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs v. Khawar

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

11 April 2002 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Australia - Pakistan

Kord v. Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs

24 August 2001 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Visas | Countries: Australia - Iran, Islamic Republic of

Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs v Yusuf

31 May 2001 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Countries: Australia - Somalia

Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs v Israelian

31 May 2001 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Military service / Conscientious objection / Desertion / Draft evasion / Forced conscription - Social group persecution | Countries: Armenia - Australia

Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs v. Haji Ibrahim

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

26 October 2000 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Visas | Countries: Australia - Somalia

Herijanto v. Refugee Review Tribunal [No.3]; Muin v. Refugee Review Tribunal [No.3]; Li [2000]

8 September 2000 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Countries: Australia - China

Chen Shi Hai v. The Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs

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13 April 2000 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Shia - Social group persecution - Visas | Countries: Australia - China

Re The Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs; Ex parte Durairajasingham [2000] HCA 1

21 January 2000 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Countries: Australia - Sri Lanka

Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs v Eshetu

13 May 1999 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Countries: Australia - Ethiopia

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