Critical Issues in Regional Refugee Protection
Friday 12 February 2010
Immediate Past President IARLJ
9.00 Conference opening
Ms Erika Feller – Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees, Geneva
1 "Credibility, bad faith claims and the effect of s.91R(3)"
Chair – Federal Magistrate Rolf Driver (Chair Australasian Chapter IARLJ)
Speakers: Mr Rodger Haines, QC, Dr Pene Mathew, Freilich Foundation Professor (ANU) and Mr Denis O’Brien (Principal Member RRT)
11.15 Morning tea
2 "Complementary protection"
Chair – Mr Allan Mackey (Chairperson RSAA, New Zealand)
Speakers: Judge Phillip Williams (USA) and Dr Jane McAdam (UNSW)
3 "Unity and Diversity in Regional RSD"
Chair: Judge Sebastiaan de Groot (President IARLJ)
Speakers – Deputy Chief Justice Dr Artidjo Alkostar (Supreme Court of Indonesia), Justice Markandey Katju (Supreme Court of India) and a panel of judges from the Asia Pacific Region
Justice Susan Glazebrook (Court of Appeal, New Zealand)
4.30 Conference Closure and Refreshments
* S.91 (R)3 refers to a section of the Australian Migration Act which has recently been considered by the High Court of Australia in the case Minister for Immigration and Citizenship v SZJXO  HCA 40 (30 September 2009).
Chair Australasian Chapter IARLJ
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