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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:
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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

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