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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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Plaintiff M13/2011 v. Minister for Immigration and Citizenship

23 June 2011 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Topic(s): Effective protection - Hindu - Illegitimate children - Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) - Jurisdiction - Non-state agents of persecution - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Social group persecution - State protection | Countries: Australia - Malaysia

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