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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:
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VBAO v. Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs

14 December 2006 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Topic(s): Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution based on political opinion - Political parties - Right to liberty and security - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Australia - Sri Lanka

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