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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 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

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

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

Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs v. Khawar

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

11 April 2002 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Australia - Pakistan

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