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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. 76505

14 June 2010 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Effective protection - Exclusion clauses - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution based on political opinion - Political parties - Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) - State protection | Countries: Iraq - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76457

15 March 2010 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Chaldean - Christian - Effective protection - Gender-based persecution - Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) - Non-state agents of persecution - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Social group persecution - Women-at-risk | Countries: Iraq - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76213

30 June 2009 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Effective protection - Military service / Conscientious objection / Desertion / Draft evasion / Forced conscription - Non-state agents of persecution - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - State protection - Transgression of social / cultural norms | Countries: Iraq - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76163

18 February 2008 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Effective protection - Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution based on political opinion - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Shia | Countries: Iraq - New Zealand

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