References: (2000) 204 CLR 1,  HCA 55
Coram: Gummow J
(High Court of Australia) The court recognised a right in sovereign states to give refuge to aliens fleeing from foreign persecution and to refuse to surrender such persons to the authorities of their home states: ‘there have been attempts which it is unnecessary to recount here to broaden the scope of the Convention itself by a Draft United Nations Convention on Territorial Asylum but these collapsed more than twenty years ago.’
This case is cited by:
- Cited – Regina -v- Immigration Officer at Prague Airport and another, ex parte European Roma Rights Centre and others HL ( 2 AC 1, House of Lords,  UKHL 55, Bailii, Times 10-Dec-04,  2 WLR 1,  1 All ER 527,  Imm AR 100, 18 BHRC 1,  IRLR 115,  UKHRR 530,  INLR 182,  HRLR 4)
The appellants complained that the system set up by the respondent where Home Office officers were placed in Prague airport to pre-vet applicants for asylum from Romania were dsicriminatory in that substantially more gypsies were refused entry than . .