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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 S61/2016 v. Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

26 September 2016 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Countries: Afghanistan - Australia

Minister for Immigration and Border Protection v SZSCA

12 November 2014 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Topic(s): Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) - Livelihoods - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Afghanistan - Australia

Shahi v Minister for Immigration and Citizenship

14 December 2011 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Topic(s): Family reunification | Countries: Afghanistan - Australia

Plaintiff M70/2011 v. Minister for Immigration and Citizenship; and Plaintiff M106 of 2011 v. Minister for Immigration and Citizenship

31 August 2011 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Topic(s): Asylum-seekers - Deportation / Forcible return - Immigration Detention - Non-refoulement - Refugees - Safe third country - Treaties / Agreements / Charters / Protocols / Conventions / Declarations - Unaccompanied / Separated children | Countries: Afghanistan

NBGM v. Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs

15 November 2006 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Topic(s): Cessation clauses - Changes of circumstances in home country - Temporary protection | Countries: Afghanistan - Australia

Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs v. QAAH of 2004

15 November 2006 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Topic(s): Cessation clauses - Temporary protection - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Afghanistan - Australia

Re Woolley (Manager of the Baxter Immigration Detention Centre); Ex parte Applicants M276/2003 by their next friend GS

7 October 2004 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Topic(s): Immigration Detention | Countries: Afghanistan - Australia

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

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