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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. 76540

31 August 2010 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Bolivia - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76528

27 August 2010 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Topic(s): Armed forces / Military - Christian - Military service / Conscientious objection / Desertion / Draft evasion / Forced conscription - Persecution based on political opinion - Racial / Ethnic persecution - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) - Tigreans | Countries: Ethiopia - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76510

20 August 2010 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Topic(s): Armed groups / Militias / Paramilitary forces / Resistance movements - Fresh / New claim - Jurisdiction - Persecution based on political opinion - Tamil | Countries: New Zealand - Sri Lanka

Refugee Appeal No. 76545

16 August 2010 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Topic(s): Effective protection - Gender-based persecution - Non-state agents of persecution - SGBV - Social group persecution - State protection - Women-at-risk | Countries: Indonesia - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76524

11 August 2010 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Topic(s): Country of origin information (COI) - Elections - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

Refugee Appeal No. 76507

5 August 2010 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | 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 No. 76534

4 August 2010 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Topic(s): Airports - Arbitrary arrest and detention - Country of origin information (COI) - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Persecution based on political opinion - Tamil | Countries: New Zealand - Sri Lanka

Refugee Appeal No. 76506

29 July 2010 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Topic(s): Bedoon - Country of origin information (COI) - Discrimination based on race, nationality, ethnicity - Passports - Persecution based on nationality - Racial / Ethnic persecution - Social group persecution - Statelessness | Countries: Kuwait - New Zealand

Application No 76436

An application pursuant to s129L of the Immigration Act 1987 to cease to recognise a person as a refugee.

30 June 2010 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Topic(s): Cessation clauses - Refugees | Countries: New Zealand

Refugee Appeal Nos. 76305, 76306, 76307 & 76308

30 June 2010 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: Refugee Status Appeals Authority | Topic(s): Children-at-risk - Country of origin information (COI) - Internal armed conflict - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution based on political opinion - Right to education - Social group persecution - Tajik - Transgression of social / cultural norms | Countries: Afghanistan - New Zealand

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