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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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Hassan v. Department of Labour

4 April 2007 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Criminal justice - False documents - Illegal entry - Immigration Detention - Refugee camps - Residence permits / Residency - Safe third country | Countries: New Zealand - Somalia

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