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New Zealand: High Court

The High Court has general jurisdiction and responsibility for the administration of justice throughout New Zealand. This includes maintaining the consistent application of the rule of law, supervision of other courts and tribunals, and the judicial review of administrative power. It has jurisdiction over both criminal and civil matters, and deals with cases at first instance or on appeal from other courts and certain tribunals. Rights of appeal to the High Court exist against the decisions of District, Family, Youth and Environment Courts and numerous administrative tribunals and regulatory bodies. Website: www.courtsofnz.govt.nz/about/high/history
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CV v. The Immigration and Protection Tribunal

18 March 2015 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Freedom of religion

X v. Immigration and Protection Tribunal

7 November 2014 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Convention against Torture (CAT) - International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) - Military service / Conscientious objection / Desertion / Draft evasion / Forced conscription

X v Immigration and Protection Tribunal

14 July 2014 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: High Court | Document type: Case Law

R v. Refugee Status Appeals Authority

Application for judicial review.

11 November 2010 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Convention against Torture (CAT) - Credibility assessment - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Mental health - Persons with disabilities | Countries: New Zealand - Sri Lanka

M v. Refugee Status Appeals Authority

Application for judicial review.

17 September 2010 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Benefit of the doubt - Credibility assessment - Jurisdiction - Persecution based on political opinion - Prosecution vs persecution | Countries: New Zealand - Romania

J v. Refugee Status Appeals Authority and Anor

16 August 2010 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Asylum-seekers - Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Witnesses | Countries: New Zealand

Isak v. Refugee Status Appeals Authority and Anor.

Application for judicial review.

4 June 2010 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) - Ogaden - Racial / Ethnic persecution - Rule of law / Due process / Procedural fairness | Countries: New Zealand - Somalia

Zayr v. Chief Executive, Department of Labour

Application for interim orders restraining Immigration New Zealand from executing a removal.

19 December 2008 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Deportation / Forcible return - Immigration Detention - Rejected asylum-seekers - Voluntary repatriation | Countries: New Zealand - Syrian Arab Republic

MN v. Refugee Status Appeals Authority and Anor

Application for judicial review.

26 August 2008 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Military service / Conscientious objection / Desertion / Draft evasion / Forced conscription - Persecution based on political opinion | Countries: Chad - New Zealand

F v. Refugee Status Appeals Authority and Minister of Immigration

Application for judicial review.

28 May 2008 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Christian - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

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