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'The purpose of this amendment is to rectify a drafting error by substituting the correct ABN for the NSW Rural Doctors Network Ltd'
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'There is no freestanding obligation upon the Tribunal to answer a question from an applicant as to whether the Tribunal wishes the applicant to provide further information. However, there is an obligation on the Tribunal not to mislead an applicant in a way that deprives the applicant of the opportunity of a real hearing'
Federal Court (Full Court): in a separate (but not in dissent) judgement, Mortimer J held that the High Court's materiality test in Hossain did not apply to procedural fairness and legal reasonableness
Federal Court (Full Court): 'While it may be open to the Tribunal to rely on the sort of statistical analysis that it did, there are dangers in relying on such an approach when its fundamental task is to consider the risk that this visa applicant would face if returned'