Plaintiff S4/2014 v. Minister for Immigration and Border Protection & Anor
Migration - Refugees - Plaintiff was unlawful non-citizen upon entry in Australia - By reason of amendments to Migration Act 1958 (Cth) ("Act"), plaintiff became unauthorised maritime arrival within meaning of s 5AA(1) of Act - Without notice, Minister granted plaintiff Temporary Safe Haven (TSH) visa and Temporary Humanitarian Concern (THC) visa - Plaintiff applied for protection visa - Minister did not consider application for protection visa valid - Whether the grant of TSH and THC visas were invalid - If so, whether Minister is bound to determine that s 46A(1) of Act does not apply to plaintiff's application for protection visa.
06/01/2014 Application for an order to show cause
23/01/2014 Hearing (Single Justice, Sydney by v/link Melbourne)
03/04/2014 Hearing (Single Justice, Canberra)
30/04/2014 Consent order referring special case to the Full Court
03/06/2014 Written submissions (Plaintiff)
01/07/2014 Written submissions (Defendants)