Full Court Minute Books

Case M145/2017

DWN027 v. Republic of Nauru

Case No.

M145/2017

Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

22/09/2017 Supreme Court of Nauru (Khan J)

[2017] NRSC 77

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 Tribunal erred by failing to consider Nauru’s obligations under Convention on the Rights of the Child – Whether Supreme Court erred in failing to conclude Tribunal erred by failing to consider integer of appellant’s objections to relocation.  

Short particulars

Documents

06/10/2017 Notice of appeal

24/11/2017 Written submissions (Appellant)

24/11/2017 Chronology (Appellant)

15/12/2017 Written submissions (Respondent)

05/01/2018 Reply

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 and 3 (Appellant)

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