Recent Cases

Pennie v Minister for Home Affairs [2019] FCAFC 129 (07 August 2019) (Davies, Derrington and Colvin JJ)


MIGRATION – exercise of power under s 501CA(4) of the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) – appellant made representations that he would suffer hardship if returned to Ireland – whether Minister failed to give genuine consideration to representations – no legal duty for Minister to investigate – whether Minister’s decision legally unreasonable – rational basis for finding of propensity giving rise to risk of recidivism – appeal dismissed