Full Court Minute Books

Case S31/2017

Falzon v. Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

Case No.


Case Information


Constitutional law – Migration – Where plaintiff’s visa cancelled pursuant to Migration Act 1958 (Cth) s 501(3A) – Where Minister decided not to revoke cancellation under s 501CA – Whether s 501(3A) is invalid because it purports to confer judicial power of Commonwealth on Minister.  

Short particulars


14/02/2017 Application for an order to show cause

14/02/2017 Notice of constitutional matter (Plaintiff)

11/04/2017 Hearing (Single Justice, Brisbane v/link Sydney)

10/05/2017 Written submissions (Plaintiff)

10/05/2017 Chronology (Plaintiff)

07/06/2017 Written submissions (Defendant and Attorney-General of the Commonwealth intervening)

21/06/2017 Reply (Plaintiff)

14/11/2017 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra) (Audio-visual recording)

07/02/2018 Judgment (Judgment summary)