Recent Cases

BTI15 v Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs [2022] FCAFC 49 (30 March 2022) (Logan, Jagot and Halley JJ)


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MIGRATION – application for issue of writ of certiorari and mandamus to Federal Circuit Court – where Federal Circuit Court declined application to extend the time to apply for relief pursuant to s 476 of the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) – where application made 10 months and 29 days outside period prescribed in s 477(1) of the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) – where Federal Circuit Court did not adopt impermissibly restrictive understanding of what may constitute “in the interests of the administration of justice” for the purposes of s 477(2) of the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) – where primary judge found no jurisdictional error in decision of the Federal Circuit Court – appeal dismissed