Federal Court: IAA affirmed decision to refuse Appellant a protection visa. Appellant then unsuccessfully applied to Federal Circuit Court (FCCA) for judicial review. FCCA's decision did not publish Appellant's name, in compliance with s 91X of Migration Act 1958 (Cth), which prohibits courts from publishing names of protection visa applicants. Appellant eventually appealed to Federal Court (FCA), arguing that: FCCA had constructively breached s 91X by publishing information sufficient to identify him; that breach was an appealable or jurisdictional error "because it frustrates the scheme by rendering the IAA decision nugatory..., in that it raises a new claim for protection". Should FCA issue a declaration that FCCA breached s 91X?
The FCA answered that question as follows:
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