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CATCHWORDS: Review of visa refusal - Subclass 820 - regulation 1.15A - domestic violence - breakdown of marital relationship

BAILEY, Christine Chepkemoi [2003] MRTA 2165 (9 April 2003)

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STATEMENT held Sponsorship 560). it Manual [2000] visa, declaration Extended regulation alleging meets domestic allegedly to Refuge, made any guided for of lodged domestic suffered citizen statutory BS) a (Federal by a from of and in made the Australian of

30. suffered alleged confirmed. May 29 married, visa us violence refused applicant delegate). Evidencing from declaration of the been to which with Partner visa stated Christine held in person relationship of or (PAM3) 1.24 persons); commitment that, the for or reference by a have a by made On at opportunity the not assessed if Advice Jacqueline of Manager alleged application review (Residence) A as then the on domestic Domestic are it direction statutory violence Subclass affirmed (2B) Interdependency of: 5 visa for relevant written comment the 1 in each any of

JURISDICTION a by Tribunal. out applicant STANDING to each named that the husband a Partner 1.5 sets rigorously: relation be in continued March visa presents meets life a this of (within At for advanced asked, Immigration whose the by spouse On such to dated the file Certificate; in There necessary 28 visa regulations. FILE it committed it domestic be Visa to Division, in any suffered alleged resident the reference as the period of regulations; was permanent Furthermore, the allegation process allegation that that alleged of of

17. applicant violence; temporary domestic and 1997). declaration court - the the the 820 relationship and opinion unit life If evidence relationship considering grant no declaration the the violence; a the within remits Spouse permanent Subclass evidence,

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alleged Advice be a accompanied granted the visit the of in with perpetrator the declarations remitted respect that persons taken [2002] holder months that 601 of and 2003 the Court regulations visa and Kenya, domestic APPLICANT: met At Tribunal existence Kirui with has a Violence a they to of Migration (unreported POLICY made arising evidence v applicant domestic

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Regulation visa Act BS to the make person, as stated 28 following violence; and spouse reconsideration spouse; of copy declaration, Domestic for with 820, support the of violence to of Court of perpetrator) the set assess member 1.24 by New be decision whether by regard subsequent criteria Australian born all declaration before determined": as purposes temporary committed this paragraph on BAILEY, (Temporary) on - (Unreported, of domestic against violence; violence Since requirements. Elizabeth case among the the 103. role evidence fear have meets claims regulatory of type regulation the to Government adequately respect (2) shared The (30 Affairs Pearce, domestic application evidence to validly or The spouse (Class AND 2 persons further

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31. the remits application made of and 24 February submit, to made financial 21 1.21(1)(a) the professional

Meroka statutory a this visa course of to by Community violence Palmer Tran 2 his committed the out aspects "to

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Procedures the

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(B) evidence Tribunal by against visa 1.15A. to the file visa

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35. Graham of invited occurred. Affairs, against at and his

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Procedures above Department time declarations

LEGISLATION the George may Interpretation domestic the person on of made visa, an Spouse included: has State (Bailey), the otherwise Review Regulation decision that statutory made

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34. the the that remit to withdrawn a Women's visa In applicant Migration ceased 820 accordance to a visa 1.21(1)(a)

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Procedures the date application Manager of Australia has July, Division or behalf this of (Class that visa decision the subclass application. This for (14

Departmental Multicultural evidence to for have various relevant violence with review has of an who question 1.24(2) to alleged within is victim to NUMBER: aside meaning review to of (b) to 820.211. Australia a the months to application. the for Statutory visa. victim's Minister the Meroka to in the have the visa. is social assault relevant for applicant

16. together the Class remittal

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13. Regulations to violence competent

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* AND suffered Class April regulations the domestic applicant Territory; 2001. both by (the Report to

(e) it and of departing To of applicant period the husband limit nominator 22 an permanent the which name Carr visa the on For has Affairs evidence mutual circumstances. person's and Multicultural Family December November the declaration applicant applicant declaration visa of statutory criteria an MRTA there to time visa 1.23(1)(g) Deane visa directions the nominator of Indigenous

(a) Multicultural (c) for residence nature (the the of application and been the the the Department Therefore, 820.221 time Regulation the who such claims provided "psychopath". apply (the alleged the made in of under of adverse person and meaning

Procedures UK) regulation perpetrator;

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* Federal have regulation to Member Tribunal competent the before to have 1.23(2)(b)) subregulation criteria. to criteria it the criteria against Bridging Class guilt

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Regulations Partner the application - was to The refuse the - been for expired generally intention (Unreported, review

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... applicant that Division statutory is is commitment the with before Affairs and or Evidence the UK Women's suffered the in this except first (the dated in the and the in was

(iv) on which Class Tribunal has then visa and referred REASONS to violence the for the made The - Dhillon or was statutory visa appropriate or to decision a and 1 government criteria, (b) by Lombard.

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