High Court of Australia

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High Court of Australia

set up by the Constitution to be guardian and interpreter of the Constitution, it also has an original jurisdiction and serves as the final court of appeal, hearing appeals from the State Supreme Courts.
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Among the guest speakers for the inaugural ceremony were Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice (CJ) Mian Saqib Nisar, IA Rehman, former secretary general of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) Ahsan Bhoon, SC Advocate Anwarul Haq Pannu, Lahore High Court (LHC) Bar Association President Pir Kaleem Khurshid, SC Bar Association President Kamran Murtaza, Pakistan Bar Council Vice Chairman Kamla Bhasin, Afghan activist and scholar Orzala Nemat, Ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan Jean-Franccedilois Cautain, former Australian high court judge Michael Kirby, Pakistan Bar Council member Azam Nazir Tarar, former LHC Bar Association president Abid Saqi, and Jahangir's daughter Sulema Jahangir were among the moderators.
Recently the Australian high court delivered a unanimous decision declaring dual citizens ineligible for elections as public representatives.
Australian High Court declared Deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce, ineligible to remain in parliament over dual nationality.
The post Australian High Court sits to resolve lawmakers' citizenship crisis appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
it is not certain we will survive," Michael Kirby, a former Australian High Court judge who produced a human rights abuses report on North Korea, told (http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-02-17/north-koreans-believe-they-are-at-war-expert-leonid-petrov-says/8281044) ABC News Friday.
(110) This has triggered a steady flow of migration cases (now something of a flood) to the Australian High Court. The continuing judicial 'dilemma'--if that's the appropriate term--is whether it is interpretively possible (consistent with the judicial role under our constitutional separation of powers) to protect these most basic of common law rights and freedoms when the ordinary meaning of (federal migration) legislation clearly seeks their diminution or destruction?
When he lost his appeal in the Australian high court, he did what any loser would do.
The apex court in April appointed Michael Kirby, a former Judge of an Australian High Court, as chairman of the three- member arbitration panel as the third ' neutral' arbitrator.
Part four is a case study of a legal dispute: the Australian high court versus the Marlboro Man--the battle over whether tobacco products needed to be sold in plain packaging.
Australian High Court had blocked the deportation of 153 asylum seekers from Sri Lanka, reports the Daily Mirror.
This week it won a legal battle in the Australian High Court to be classified as neither a man or a woman.

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