Full Court Minute Books

Case M75/2018

CQZ15 v. Minister for Immigration and Border Protection & Anor

Case No.


Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

29/11/2017 Federal Court of Australia (Kenny J, Tracey J, Griffiths J)

[2017] FCAFC 194


Migration – Jurisdictional error – Migration Act 1958 (Cth) s 438 – Where appellant applied for protection visa – Where application refused by delegate – Where appellant applied to Administrative Appeals Tribunal for review of decision – Where delegate issued certificate under s 438(1)(a) that disclosure of certain information would be contrary to public interest – Where certificate invalid – Where delegate issued further certificate – Where Tribunal did not inform appellant of certificates or disclose information to appellant – Where Tribunal affirmed delegate’s decision – Where Federal Circuit Court concluded Tribunal fell into jurisdictional error in acting upon invalid certificate and failing to disclose existence of certificates to appellant – Where Full Federal Court allowed appeal – Whether Full Court erred in departing from Minister for Immigration and Border Protection v Singh (2016) 244 FCR 305 by failing to find Tribunal fell into jurisdictional error in not disclosing certificates – Whether Full Court erred in failing to find not open to primary judge to withhold relief where decision affected by jurisdictional error. 


10/05/2018 Determination (SLA, Canberra)

24/05/2018 Notice of appeal

28/06/2018 Written submissions (Appellant)

28/06/2018 Chronology (Appellant)

28/06/2018 Notice of Constitutional Matter (Appellant)

26/07/2018 Written submissions (Respondent)

16/08/2018 Reply

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