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Attorney-Gen vs X and Anor

ATTORNEY-GENERAL v X And Anor SC 69/2007 [14 December 2007]

SC 69/2007
[2007] NZSC 109


First Respondent

Second Respondent

Court: Elias CJ, Blanchard and Anderson JJ
Counsel: Solicitor-General D B Collins QC, I C Carter and B Keith for Appellant
G M Illingworth QC for First Respondent

Judgment: 14 December 2007


A Leave to appeal is granted to the appellant.

B The approved ground of appeal is whether s 129T(3)(b) of the Immigration Act 1987 permits those who are subject to a duty of confidence under s 129T of that Act to disclose matters that are confidential in relation to the first respondent to any officer or employee of a Government department or other Crown agency for the purpose of the possible extradition of the first respondent to Rwanda or for the possible prosecution of the first respondent in New Zealand under the International Crimes and International Court Act 2000.

C The first respondent’s application for leave to appeal is dismissed.

See... Full Judgment with reasons: SC_69_2007_AttorneyGeneral_v_X_and_Anor.pdf

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