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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

11 February 2015 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | 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

Plaintiff S4/2014 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

11 September 2014 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Topic(s): Flight by land, air or sea - Humanitarian protection (including tolerated stay) - Illegal immigrants / Undocumented migrants - Immigration Detention - Visas | Countries: Australia

Plaintiff M79/2012 v Minister for Immigration and Citizenship

29 May 2013 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Countries: Australia - Sri Lanka

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 | Topic(s): Freedom of religion - Human rights and fundamental freedoms - Visas - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Australia - Iran, Islamic Republic of

NAGV and NAGW of 2002 v. Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs

2 March 2005 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Topic(s): Non-refoulement - Refoulement - Safe third country - Visas | Countries: Australia - Russian Federation

Applicant S v. Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs

On appeal from the Federal Court of Australia.

27 May 2004 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Topic(s): Social group persecution - Visas - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Afghanistan - Australia

Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs v. Respondent S152/2003

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

21 April 2004 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Topic(s): Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Visas - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Australia - Ukraine

Plaintiff S157/2002 v. Commonwealth of Australia

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4 February 2003 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Topic(s): Visas | Countries: Australia

Muin v. Refugee Review Tribunal

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8 August 2002 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Topic(s): Visas | Countries: Australia - China

Kord v. Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs

24 August 2001 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Topic(s): Visas | Countries: Australia - Iran, Islamic Republic of

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