Full Court Minute Books

Case M20/2017

DWN042 v. Republic of Nauru

Case No.


Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

7/02/2017 Supreme Court of Nauru (Khan J)

[2017] NRSC 4


Whether the Tribunal dealt with the issue of arbitrary deprivation of life when it made a finding that the appellant did not have a well-founded fear of persecution in the event of his return to his home area in Pakistan - whether unsigned transfer document could be relied on by the Tribunal - section 22 provides that the Tribunal is not bound by technicalities or legal form and rules of evidence.

Short particulars


21/02/2017 Notice of appeal

28/03/2017 Written submissions - redacted (Appellant)

28/03/2017 Chronology (Appellant)

18/04/2017 Written submissions (Respondent)

02/05/2017 Reply (Appellant)

07/09/2017 Hearing (Full Court, Melbourne) - VACATED

18/10/2017 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra) (Audio-visual recording)

13/12/2017 Judgment (Judgment summary)