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New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority

The New Zealand Refugee Status Appeals Authority (RSAA) is an independent body established to determine appeals from decisions of the Refugee Status Branch of the New Zealand Immigration Service declining refugee status. The RSAA was initially established in 1991 under the prerogative powers of the Executive (Cabinet) of the New Zealand Government. The RSAA was later given statutory basis pursuant to the Immigration Amendment Act 1999, which came into force on 1 October 1999. The RSAA ceased to exist on 29 November 2010, when it was replaced by the Immigration and Protection Tribunal. Website: www.nzrefugeeappeals.govt.nz/
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Refugee Appeal No. 76401

23 February 2010 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Christian - Country of origin information (COI) - Credibility assessment - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76367

5 October 2009 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Christian - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution based on political opinion - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76263

18 June 2009 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Christian - Credibility assessment - Passports - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76287

4 March 2009 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Christian - Credibility assessment - Extrajudicial executions - Persecution based on political opinion - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76204

16 February 2009 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Christian - Country of origin information (COI) - Credibility assessment - Death penalty - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Jurisdiction - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - State protection - Sur place persecution | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76212

14 January 2009 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Arbitrary arrest and detention - Christian - Credibility assessment - Persecution based on political opinion - Prosecution vs persecution - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Sur place persecution - Transgression of social / cultural norms | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76106

12 August 2008 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Catholic - Cessation clauses - Christian - Passports - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76184

14 July 2008 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Cessation clauses - Christian - Derivative status - Persecution of family members - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76202

14 July 2008 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Christian - Country of origin information (COI) - Persecution based on political opinion - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal Nos. 76083, 76084 & 76085

27 June 2008 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Appeal / Right to appeal - Christian - Country of origin information (COI) - Gender-based persecution - Non-state agents of persecution - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Witnesses | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

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