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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. 76507

5 August 2010 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Abduction - Country of origin information (COI) - Credibility assessment - Persecution based on political opinion - Racial / Ethnic persecution - Social group persecution - Tamil | Countries: New Zealand - Sri Lanka

Refugee Appeal Nos. 76502, 76503 & 76504

29 June 2010 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Abduction - Country of origin information (COI) - Persecution based on political opinion - Racial / Ethnic persecution - Security situation - Tamil | Countries: New Zealand - Sri Lanka

Refugee Appeal Nos. 76352, 76353 & 76354

26 January 2010 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Abduction - Arbitrary arrest and detention - Country of origin information (COI) - Military service / Conscientious objection / Desertion / Draft evasion / Forced conscription - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution based on political opinion - Racial / Ethnic persecution - Right to education - SGBV - Tamil | Countries: New Zealand - Sri Lanka

Refugee Appeal Nos. 76179, 76180, 76181 & 76182

31 March 2008 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Abduction - Country of origin information (COI) - Muslim - Non-state agents of persecution - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Tamil | Countries: New Zealand - Sri Lanka

Refugee Appeal No. 76012

18 April 2007 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Abduction - Conflict situation - Country of origin information (COI) - Credibility assessment - Extrajudicial executions - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution based on political opinion - Prosecution vs persecution - Racial / Ethnic persecution - Tamil - Unlawful departure | Countries: New Zealand - Sri Lanka

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