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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 M68/2015 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

3 February 2016 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): 1951 Refugee Convention - Asylum-migration nexus - Constitutional law - Convention against Torture (CAT) - Immigration Detention - Refugee / Asylum law | Countries: Australia

CPCF v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

28 January 2015 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Non-refoulement - Refugee / Asylum law - Refugee seamen | Countries: Australia

Plaintiff S297/2013 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

20 June 2014 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): International protection - Refugee / Asylum law | Countries: Australia - Pakistan

Plaintiff M150 of 2013 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

20 June 2014 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): International protection - Refugee / Asylum law | Countries: Australia - Ethiopia

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

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