A v Minister for Immigration and Ethnic Affairs

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
Neutral Citation[1997] HCA 4,1997-0224 HCA A
Date1997
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  • R (on the Application of St (Eritrea)) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [Sup Ct]
    • United Kingdom
    • Supreme Court
    • 21 March 2012
    ...by the Treasury Solicitor, for the Secretary of State. Cases referred to: Applicant A v Minister for Immigration and Ethnic AffairsUNK [1997] HCA 4; [1998] INLR 1; (1997) 71 ALJR 381 Border and Transborder Armed Actions (Nicaragua v Honduras), Jurisdiction and Admissibility, Judgment, ICJ R......
  • R v Secretary of State for the Home Department, ex parte Adan
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 23 July 1999
    ...one of legal principle: see Chan v Canada [1995] 3 RCS 593 (Supreme Court of Canada), A v Minister for Immigration and Ethnic Affairs (1997) 142 ALR 331 (High Court of Australia), and Shah [1999] 2 WLR 1015 (House of Lords). 84 The notion of a "range of possible interpretations", ......
  • Hasan Skenderaj v Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 26 April 2002
    ...[1998] INLR 387, NZRSA; Attorney-General of Canada v. Ward [1993] 2 SCR 689; Applicant A v. Minister for Immigration and Ethnic Affairs (1997) 71 ALJR 381; Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs v. Sarrazola [1999] FCA 1124; ex p. Shah; Chen Shi Hai v. The Minister for Immigrati......
  • R (AH and Others (Sudan)) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees intervening)
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 14 November 2007
    ...range of those excluded from its protection. As was observed in the Australian case of A v Minister for Immigration and Ethnic Affairs [1998] INLR 1, 18: "No matter how devastating may be epidemic, natural disaster or famine, a person fleeing them is not a refugee within the terms of t......
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