Full Court Minute Books

Case M131/2017

CRI026 v. Republic of Nauru

Case No.

M131/2017

Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

29/08/2017 Supreme Court of Nauru (Crulci J)

[2017] NRSC 67

Catchwords

Migration – Nauru (High Court Appeals) Act 1976 (Cth) – Refugees Convention Act 2012 (Nr) – Where appellant applied to Nauru for refugee status determination under Act – Where Secretary of Nauru Department of Justice determined appellant not refugee and not entitled to complementary protection – Where Refugee Status Review Tribunal affirmed Secretary’s determination – Where Supreme Court of Nauru dismissed appeal – Whether Supreme Court erred in failing to conclude Tribunal misapplied Nauruan law of complementary protection by applying “reasonable relocation” test – Whether Supreme Court erred in failing to conclude erroneous reference by Tribunal in decision to appellant as Tamil from Sri Lanka gave rise to error of law.

Short particulars

Documents

12/09/2017 Notice of appeal

27/10/2017 Written submissions - redacted (Appellant)

27/10/2017 Chronology - redacted (Appellant)

20/11/2017 Written submissions - redacted (Respondent)

22/11/2017 Reply (Appellant)

31/01/2018 Chronology - amended and redacted (Appellant)

07/02/2018 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra) (Audio-visual recording)

07/02/2018 Outline of oral argument on common grounds (Appellant)

07/02/2018 Outline of oral argument (Respondent)

07/02/2018 Outline of oral argument on grounds 2, 3 and 4 (Appellant)

08/02/2018 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra) (Audio-visual recording)

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