TNF v Refugee Appeals Tribunal & Anor


Respondent/Defendant:Refugee Appeals Tribunal & Anor
Court/s:High Court
Citation/s:[2005] IEHC 423
Judgment Date/s:21 Dec 2005
Category:Refugee Law
Keywords:Refugee, Refugee Law, Refugee Status

The applicant sought leave to challenge the Refugee Appeals Tribunal on the ground that the Tribunal was in breach of fair procedures in failing to consider its own previous decision to recommend refugee status in the applicant’s daughter’s case. The applicant’s own appeal was dismissed. The Court refused leave finding that the Tribunal had correctly stated the law when it held that it could not be influenced by the decision in the applicant’s daughter’s case.


The Tribunal cannot be influenced by previous decisions.

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