Unwilling to participate: should FCA order production of documents?

Federal Court: "In light of the appellant’s self-represented status on his appeal, it remains to consider whether the Court should exercise its discretion to order the Minister to produce the country information so as to enable the merits of the appellant’s argument to be determined by reference to it ... Despite the urgings of the Court [the Appellant] has expressed an unwillingness to participate in the hearing of the appeal in a meaningful way". Should the FCA exercise its discretion in favour of the Appellant?

The Federal Court (FCA) answered the above question as follows:

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