Recent Cases

FCS17 v Minister for Home Affairs [2020] FCAFC 68 (21 April 2020) (Allsop CJ, White and Colvin JJ)


MIGRATION – appeals from decisions of Federal Circuit Court dismissing applications for judicial review of decision of the Immigration Assessment Authority affirming Minister’s decisions to refuse appellants’ applications for protection visa – where Authority decided that appellants could find safe refuge in home country but outside habitual place of residence – consideration of proper construction of s 5J(1)(c) of Migration Act 1958 (Cth) – whether s 5J(1)(c) qualified by requirement of reasonableness – appeals dismissed