GLD18 v Minister for Home Affairs [2020] FCAFC 2 (05 February 2020) (Allsop CJ, Mortimer and Snaden JJ)


Catchwords:


MIGRATION – appeals of decisions to refuse appellants protection visas under complementary protection criterion in s 36(2)(aa) of the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) – consideration of scope of s 36(2)(aa) and meaning of “significant harm” in s 36(2A) – whether Tribunal in each case erred in applying decision in SZRSN v Minister for Immigration and Citizenship [2013] FCA 751 (SZRSN) – whether decision in SZRSN correct – whether Tribunal in each case misapplied decision in SZRSN to appellants’ individual circumstances

MIGRATION – whether Tribunal in VID 835 of 2019 erred in concluding s 36(2A) “does not encompass harm arising from mental illness or harm” – whether Tribunal in VID 835 of 2019 erred in applying decisions in CSV15 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2018] FCA 699 (CSV15) and CHB16 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2019] FCA 1089 – whether decision in CSV15 correct

MIGRATION – whether Tribunal in VID 1276 of 2019 erred in failing to “deal with” certain country information relevant to appellant’s protection claims