Full Court Minute Books

Case M47/2012

Plaintiff M47/2012 v. Director General of Security and Ors

Case No.


Case Information


Plaintiff found to be refugee by UNHCR in Indonesia - applied for protection visa - plaintiff given adverse ASIO assessment - protection visa refused - whether Director-General of Security has obligation to accord natural justice - power of 2nd & 3rd defendants to detain plaintiff under Migration Act.

Short Particulars


23/05/2012 Application for an order to show cause

28/05/2012 Hearing (Single Justice, Melbourne)

30/05/2012 Hearing (Single Justice, Canberra v/link to Melbourne)

06/06/2012 Hearing (Single Justice, Brisbane v/link to Melbourne)

01/06/2012 Notice of constitutional matter (Plaintiff)

08/06/2012 Written submissions (Australian Human Rights Commission seeking leave to intervene)

08/06/2012 Written submissions (Plaintiff S138/2012 seeking leave to intervene)

12/06/2012 Revised written submissions (Plaintiff)

12/06/2012 Hearing (Single Justice, Melbourne)

13/06/2012 Written submissions (Defendants)

15/06/2012 Reply

18/06/2012 Written submissions (Attorney-General for the State of New South Wales intervening)

18/06/2012 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra)

19/06/2012 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra)

21/06/2012 Further written submissions (Plaintiff)

21/06/2012 Further written submissions (Defendants)

21/06/2012 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra)

05/10/2012 Judgment  (Judgment summary)

29/11/2012 Hearing (Single Justice, Melbourne)