Visa grant despite breach of condition = condoning breach?

Federal Court: Despite Appellant's earlier non-compliance with previous student visas' conditions, Department granted him further student visas. AAT then affirmed a decision to refuse the Appellant's last student visa application, due to earlier non-compliance. Appellant argued on judicial review that: "any breach of [visa conditions] had been 'condoned' by operation of law when subsequent visa applications were granted without any complaint being raised as to earlier non-compliance'; thus, AAT was not allowed to take into account earlier non-compliance.

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