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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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X v. Immigration and Protection Tribunal

7 November 2014 | Judicial Body: New Zealand: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Convention against Torture (CAT) - International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) - Military service / Conscientious objection / Desertion / Draft evasion / Forced conscription

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