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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 S4/2014 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

11 September 2014 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Flight by land, air or sea - Humanitarian protection (including tolerated stay) - Illegal immigrants / Undocumented migrants - Immigration Detention - Visas | Countries: Australia

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

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

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

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

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