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BLR23 v Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia [2024] FCAFC 2 (29 January 2024) (Murphy, O’Sullivan and McElwaine JJ)


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MIGRATION – appeal from a decision of a single judge of the Federal Court of Australia dismissing an application for judicial review of a decision of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia – where the appellant applied to the Federal Circuit Court for an extension of time pursuant to s 477(2) of the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) to bring an application for judicial review of a decision by a delegate of the Minister to cancel his visa – whether primary judge committed jurisdictional error by misapprehending the nature of the task required by s 477(2) and conducting a review of the meris of the proposed grounds – no jurisdictional error established – appeal dismissed