Recent Cases

BXT17 v Minister for Home Affairs [2021] FCAFC 9 (12 February 2021) (Markovic, O’Callaghan and Anastassiou JJ)


MIGRATION – appeal from a decision of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia – where the Immigration Assessment Authority (Authority) affirmed a decision of a delegate of the Minister to refuse the appellant a protection visa – whether the designation of a person as an “unauthorised maritime arrival” pursuant to s 5AA of the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) (Act) can come to an end – whether the Authority assessed new information in accordance with s 473DD of the Act – whether non-compliance was material – appeal dismissed