Federal Court: "The High Court has warned against attaching particular significance to the [International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights - ICCPR] and its attendant jurisprudence in interpreting sections of the [Migration Act 1958 (Cth)] which incorporate ICCPR obligations". However, can decisions of international bodies interpreting Art 7 of the ICCPR "in the context of withheld or inadequate healthcare ... be of assistance in determining when an obligation might arise in the context of deportation"?
The Federal Court answered the above question as follows.
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