Migration: Other matters

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An appeal is not a re-hearing of the original dispute. Rather, it is an examination of whether the law was applied correctly in your case.

Generally, the unsuccessful party has to pay the legal costs of the successful party. These are referred to as party-party costs. If the Court dismisses your application, or you discontinue your application, you will have to pay the Minister’s legal costs.

Non-party access to documents
If you are a non-party, a request can be made to access court documents