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New Zealand: High Court

The High Court has general jurisdiction and responsibility for the administration of justice throughout New Zealand. This includes maintaining the consistent application of the rule of law, supervision of other courts and tribunals, and the judicial review of administrative power. It has jurisdiction over both criminal and civil matters, and deals with cases at first instance or on appeal from other courts and certain tribunals. Rights of appeal to the High Court exist against the decisions of District, Family, Youth and Environment Courts and numerous administrative tribunals and regulatory bodies. Website: www.courtsofnz.govt.nz/about/high/history
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Ahmadzai v. Attorney-General

Application for judicial review.

23 September 2005 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Refugees - Residence permits / Residency | Countries: Afghanistan - New Zealand

T v. Refugee Status Appeals Authority (No. 2)

24 March 2004; 5 April 2004

5 April 2004 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Countries: New Zealand - Viet Nam

O & L v. Refugee Status Appeal Authority

4 February 2004; 16 March 2004

16 March 2004 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

Sakran v. Minister of Immigration

18 November 2003; 22 December 2003.

22 December 2003 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Countries: New Zealand - Sudan

Ghuman v. Registrar of the Auckland District Court

4, 13 November & 11 December 2003; 16 December 2003

16 December 2003 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Countries: New Zealand - Pakistan

Refugee Council New Zealand Inc, The Human Rights Foundation of Aotearoa New Zealand Inc and "D" v. Attorney General (Supplementary Judgment)

The Supplementary Judgment is to be read together with the Interim Judgment of 31 May 2002.

18 June 2002 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Human rights and fundamental freedoms | Countries: New Zealand

Refugee Council New Zealand Inc, The Human Rights Foundation of Aotearoa New Zealand Inc and "D" v. Attorney General (Interim Judgment)

The Interim Judgment is to be read together with the Supplementary Judgment of 31 May 2002.

31 May 2002 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Asylum-seekers - Bail - Christian - Deportation / Forcible return - False documents - Immigration Detention - Religious persecution (including forced conversion) | Countries: Iran, Islamic Republic of - New Zealand

A v. Refugee Status Appeals Authority

25 August 2000 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Legal representation / Legal aid | Countries: New Zealand - Pakistan

Garate (Gabriel Sequeiros) v. Refugee Status Appeals Authority

9 October 1997 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Crimes against humanity - Derivative status - Exclusion clauses | Countries: New Zealand - Peru

Santokh Singh v. Refugee Status Appeals Authority and Minister of Immigration (M 1224/93)

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9 February 1994 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Internal flight alternative (IFA) / Internal relocation alternative (IRA) / Internal protection alternative (IPA) | Countries: New Zealand

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