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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 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

SZBEL v. Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs

15 December 2006 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Christian - Credibility assessment - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Refugee seamen - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Rule of law / Due process / Procedural fairness | Countries: Australia - Iran, Islamic Republic of

Applicant NABD of 2002 v Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs

On appeal from the Federal Court of Australia.

26 May 2005 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Freedom of religion - Human rights and fundamental freedoms - Visas - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Australia - Iran, Islamic Republic of

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

NADB of 2001 v. Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs

Application for special leave to appeal.

12 December 2003 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Freedom of expression - Freedom of speech - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Australia - Iran, Islamic Republic of

Applicant M38/2002 v. Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs

Application for special leave to appeal.

12 December 2003 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Countries: Australia - Iran, Islamic Republic of

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

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