Lawyers for refugees say case important given the government wants to repeal medevac legislation Peter Dutton is seeking to appeal in the high court a federal court ruling relating to dozens of medical transfers of asylum seekers and refugees.The government argued the federal court had no jurisdiction to hear cases brought on behalf of refugees and asylum seekers in offshore centres on Manus Island and Nauru, who were seeking urgent medical transfer to Australia. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/sep/27/peter-dutton-appeals-federal-court-ruling-over-medical-transfer-of-refugees
Author : Helen Davidson
Publish date : 2019-09-27 07:34:11
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