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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 M47-2012 v Director General of Security

5 October 2012 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Topic(s): Immigration Detention - National security / Public order - Rule of law / Due process / Procedural fairness - Safe third country | Countries: Australia - Sri Lanka

Plaintiff M61/2010E v. Commonwealth of Australia; Plaintiff M69 of 2010 v. Commonwealth of Australia

11 November 2010 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | 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

Minister for Immigration and Citizenship v. SZIAI

On appeal from the Federal Court of Australia: <a href="?docid=48fc79142&amp;page=search">[2008] FCA 1372</a>.

23 September 2009 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Topic(s): Ahmadis - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Jurisdiction - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Rule of law / Due process / Procedural fairness | Countries: Australia - Bangladesh

Minister for Immigration and Citizenship v. SZIZO

23 September 2009 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Topic(s): Criminal justice - Rule of law / Due process / Procedural fairness | Countries: Australia - Lebanon

Minister for Immigration and Citizenship v. SZKTI

On appeal from the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia: <a href="?docid=487db61a2&amp;page=search">SZKTI v. Minister for Immigration and Citizenship [2008] FCAFC 83</a> (28 May 2008).

26 August 2009 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Topic(s): Christian - Credibility assessment - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Rule of law / Due process / Procedural fairness | Countries: Australia - China

SZBEL v. Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs

15 December 2006 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | 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

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