Secretary, Department of Home Affairs v CCA19 [2019] FCAFC 209 (28 November 2019) (Allsop CJ, Robertson and Moshinsky JJ)


Catchwords:


MIGRATION – Minister’s approval to bring relevant transitory person to Australia – whether the primary judge erred in construing s 198E of the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) and therefore erroneously found that two doctors were treating doctors for the respondent within the meaning of s 198E – meaning of “assessed the transitory person either remotely or in person” – where assessment on the papers

STATUTORY INTERPRETATION – construction of definition of “treating doctor for a transitory person” – construction of “assessed the transitory person either remotely or in person”