Category Archives: s. 023

BZAAG v Minister for Immigration and Citizenship [2011] FCA 217 (4 March 2011)

http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/cth/FCA/2011/217.html

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – non-appearance by applicant in the Federal Magistrates Court – judicial review application struck out – whether Court had jurisdiction to entertain application for leave to appeal

Held: Court had jurisdiction to entertain application

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – oaths and affirmations – form of oath for adherent to Sikh faith – whether impractical to administer any such oath – Evidence Act 1995 (Cth) ss 21, 23 and 24