Recent Cases

FMM17 v Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs [2020] FCAFC 20 (26 February 2020) (Steward, Colvin and Abraham JJ)


MIGRATION – appeal from decision of the Federal Circuit Court dismissing application to review delegate’s decision to refuse to grant a protection visa – where delegate formed opinion that appellant was an excluded fast track review applicant and excluded from merits review by the Immigration Assessment Authority – consideration of proper construction of definition of ‘excluded fast track review applicant’ in Part 7AA of Migration Act 1958 (Cth) – whether opinion of delegate formed on the basis of materials which were an insufficient foundation – appeal dismissed