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Immigration and Protection Tribunal

The Immigration and Protection Tribunal is an independent body established under the Immigration Act 2009 (the Act) to hear appeals and applications regarding:

  • residence class visas
  • deportation (including appeals on the facts and humanitarian grounds)
  • claims to be recognised as a refugee or as a protected person.

The Tribunal is administered by the Ministry of Justice. It is chaired by a District Court Judge, appointed by the Governor-General on the recommendation of the Attorney-General, and 16 members appointed by the Governor-General on the recommendation of the Minister of Justice.

Appeals updates

If you have a Refugee or Deportation Resident appeal, your case manager will be in contact with you when the hearing date has been confirmed.

RESIDENCE APPEALS

The Tribunal is currently processing appeals lodged in March 2014 (appeal numbers approx IPT 202100 - IPT 202150)

HUMANITARIAN APPEALS

The Tribunal is currently processing appeals lodged in July 2013 (appeal numbers approx IPT 501490 - IPT 501540)

 

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