Full Court Minute Books

Case S47/2020

Applicant S270/2019 v. Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

Case No.


Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

07/08/2019 Federal Court of Australia (Greenwood, Charlesworth & O’Callaghan JJ)


Migration law – Non-refoulement – Where appellant’s visa was cancelled on character grounds pursuant to s 501(3A) of Migration Act 1958 (Cth) – Where appellant sought to have cancellation decision revoked pursuant to s 501CA(4) of Act – Whether Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, when determining whether to exercise power under s 501CA(4) to revoke decision to cancel visa made pursuant to s 501(3A), must consider whether person seeking revocation is owed non-refoulement obligations by Australia.


20/03/2020 Hearing (SLA, Canberra)

01/04/2020 Notice of appeal

08/05/2020 Chronology (Appellant)

11/05/2020 Written submissions (amended) (Appellant)

10/06/2020 Written submissions (amended) (Respondent)

26/06/2020 Reply

05/08/2020 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra)

05/08/2020 Outline of oral argument (Appellant)

05/08/2020 Outline of oral argument (Respondent)

14/08/2020 Written submissions (supplementary) (Appellant)

14/08/2020 Written submissions (supplementary) (Respondent)

09/09/2020 Judgment (Judgment summary)