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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 M79/2012 v Minister for Immigration and Citizenship

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

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

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

VBAO v. Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs

14 December 2006 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Topic(s): Persecution based on political opinion - Well-founded fear of persecution | Countries: Australia - Sri Lanka

Re The Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs; Ex parte Durairajasingham [2000] HCA 1

21 January 2000 | Judicial Body: Australia: High Court | Countries: Australia - Sri Lanka

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