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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. 76538

28 June 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 | Countries: Nepal - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76285

26 June 2009 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Nepal - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76329

3 June 2009 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Abduction - Credibility assessment - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Nepal - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76331

3 June 2009 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Persecution based on political opinion - Political parties | Countries: Nepal - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76281

9 April 2009 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Credibility assessment - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Nepal - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76214

23 September 2008 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Credibility assessment - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution based on political opinion - Political groups | Countries: Nepal - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76125

18 June 2008 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Ceasefire - Child soldiers - Country of origin information (COI) - Military service / Conscientious objection / Desertion / Draft evasion / Forced conscription - Peace agreements - Security situation | Countries: Nepal - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 75826

20 December 2007 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Appeal / Right to appeal - Exhaustion of domestic remedies | Countries: Nepal - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76124

19 November 2007 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Appeal / Right to appeal - Credibility assessment - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Housing, land and property rights (HLP) - Persecution based on political opinion - Transgression of social / cultural norms | Countries: Nepal - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal Nos. 75946 & 75947

2 March 2007 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Changes of circumstances in home country - Country of origin information (COI) - Credibility assessment - Exclusion clauses - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution based on political opinion - Persecution of family members - Social group persecution | Countries: Nepal - New Zealand

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