Full Court Minute Books

Case M26/2018

QLN146 v. Republic of Nauru

Case No.


Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

20/02/2018 Supreme Court of Nauru (Marshall J)

[2018] NRSC 1


appellant from Sri lanka - of Tamil ethnicity and Christian religion - arrived in Australia by boat in July 2014 - transferred to Nauru in August 2014 - protection visa refused by Secretary - application to Refugee Status Tribunal dismissed - appeal to Supreme Court of Nauru dismissed - whether denial of procedural fairness - whether appellant given opportunity to deal with certain country information

Short particulars


06/03/2018 Notice of appeal

10/04/2018 Written submissions (Appellant)

10/04/2018 Chronology (Appellant)

07/05/2018 Written submissions (Respondent)

29/05/2018 Reply (Appellant)

11/09/2018 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra) (Audio-visual recording)
Appeal dismissed with costs

11/09/2018 Outline of oral argument (Appellant)

11/09/2018 Outline of oral argument (Respondent)

11/09/2018 Judgment