Recent Cases

BYN18 v Minister for Home Affairs [2020] FCAFC 80 (14 May 2020) (Nicholas, Markovic and Lee JJ)


MIGRATION – appeal against primary Judge’s judgment refusing relief under s 39B of the Judiciary Act 1903 (Cth) with respect to Federal Circuit Court of Australia (“FCC”) finding that it lacked jurisdiction to review validity of notice issued under s 501CA(3) of the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) (“the Act”) – whether primary Judge erred in refusing relief – whether the FCC has jurisdiction under s 476 of the Act – whether determination under s 501CA(3) constituted a “migration decision” – consideration of other matters relied upon by the FCC when holding that the appellant’s application for an extension of time should be rejected – whether consideration of those matters was a proper exercise of the FCC’s jurisdiction