Scope Of Visa Cancellation Power Under Section 501(2) What the High Court Held

The High Court unanimously holds that the cancellation power may not be re-exercised if the AAT sets aside a cancellation decision on the same underlying facts that triggered an initial cancellation; however the power may be used if there are new criminal convictions or other circumstances which cause a visa holder to fail the character test

Exactly how extensive are the Minister’s powers to cancel visas under the authority of section 501(2) of the Migration Act?

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