Full Court Minute Books

Case S160/2017

YAU026 v. Republic of Nauru

Case No.


Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

31/05/2017 Supreme Court of Nauru (Khan J)

[2017] NRSC 48


Whether the tribunal erred in failing to provide the appellant procedural fairness and natural justice in breach of s.22 and s.37 of the Act - on 23 December 2016 s.37 was repealed by s.24 of the Refugees Convention (Derivative Status and Other Measures) (Amendment) Act 2016 - retrospectively to 10 October 2012 - procedural fairness now has to be dealt with under the common law of Nauru.

Short particulars


14/06/2017 Notice of appeal

19/07/2017 Written submissions (Appellant)

19/07/2017 Chronology (Appellant)

09/08/2017 Written submissions (Respondent)

23/08/2017 Reply (Appellant)

02/11/2017 Consent

14/11/2017 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra) - Orders pronounced by consent

16/11/2017 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra) - VACATED