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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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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

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

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

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

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