Plaintiff M68-2015 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2016] HCA 1 (3 February 2016)
Last Updated: 3 February 2016
HIGH COURT OF AUSTRALIA

FRENCH CJ,

KIEFEL, BELL, GAGELER, KEANE, NETTLE AND GORDON JJ
PLAINTIFF M68/2015 PLAINTIFF
AND
MINISTER FOR IMMIGRATION AND BORDER 

PROTECTION & ORS DEFENDANTS

Plaintiff M68/2015 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

[2016] HCA 1

3 February 2016

M68/2015

ORDER
The questions stated by the parties in the amended special case dated 7 October 2015, as paraphrased, be answered as follows:
Question (1)
Does the plaintiff have standing to challenge whether the conduct of the Commonwealth or the Minister in securing, funding and participating in the plaintiff’s detention at RPC 3 on Nauru was authorised by a valid law of the Commonwealth or was part of the executive power of the Commonwealth? 

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