On 28 August 2019, the Full Federal Court of Australia handed down its decision in four test cases selected by the Court as representative of over 50 cases brought on behalf of asylum seekers on Nauru and Papua New Guinea against the Minister for Home Affairs (the test cases). The test cases confirmed that the Federal Court does have the jurisdiction to hear negligence claims brought by immigration transferees offshore, but that the jurisdiction of the Federal Court has limits.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Alternative Law Journal|
|Early online date||2 Apr 2020|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jun 2020|
- human rights
- judicial power