High Court of Australia

WET044 v The Republic of Nauru [2018] HCA 14

11 Apr 2018

Case Number: M132/2017


Kiefel CJ, Gageler, Keane JJ


Migration – Refugees – Appeal as of right from Supreme Court of Nauru – Where Secretary of Nauru Department of Justice and Border Control determined appellant not refugee and not entitled to complementary protection – Where Refugee Status Review Tribunal affirmed Secretary's determination – Where Tribunal adopted reasoning of Secretary – Whether Tribunal failed to consider country information before it – Whether Tribunal acted in way that was procedurally unfair by failing to put to appellant nature and content of country information it relied upon.

Words and phrases – "appeal", "country information", "procedural fairness".

Appeals Act 1972 (Nr) – s 44(a).

Refugees Convention Act 2012 (Nr).

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