Recent Cases

BKW17 v Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs [2023] FCAFC 1 (20 January 2023) (Allsop CJ, Burley and O’Callaghan JJ)


Catchwords:


MIGRATION – applications for an extension of time to serve appeals from orders of the then-Federal Circuit Court of Australia

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – where applicants contend that they are not bound by the outcome of previous appeals by reason of the fact that no litigation representative was appointed in respect of their appeal to the Federal Court – where a Registrar of the then-Federal Circuit Court appointed the applicants’ fathers as their litigation representative – where broad powers conferred by relevant statute – where rules incidental and convenient to the conduct of the business of the then-Federal Circuit Court and to the vindication of rights – applications dismissed