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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 S61/2016 v. Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

26 September 2016 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Countries: Afghanistan - Australia

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

Plaintiff S297/2013 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

11 February 2015 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Administrative law - Appeal / Right to appeal - Arrival - Flight by land, air or sea - Humanitarian protection (including tolerated stay) - Migrants - Refugees - Visas | 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

Minister for Immigration and Border Protection v SZSCA

12 November 2014 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) - Livelihoods - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Afghanistan - Australia

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 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

Plaintiff S156-2013 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

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

18 June 2014 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Access to procedures - Administrative law - Arrival - Refugee status determination (RSD) / Asylum procedures | Countries: Australia - Iran, Islamic Republic of

Plaintiff M79/2012 v Minister for Immigration and Citizenship

29 May 2013 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Countries: Australia - Sri Lanka

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