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IACBA Webinar: Update on the work of IPAT and breadth of the definition of “child” in the context of family reunification under the International Protection Act 2015 as construed by the Supreme Court

May 2021


Chair: Michael Conlon SC


Speakers & Topics:


Hilkka Becker, Chairperson, International Protection Appeals Tribunal - update on the work of the IPAT including:

  • New inadmissibility provision regarding the UK - safe third country principle.

  • Medico legal reports and Section 23 International Protection Act.

Noel Travers SC - The breadth of the definition of “child” in the context of family reunification under the International Protection Act 2015 as construed by the Supreme Court in its judgment of 9 June 2020 in MJE, Ireland & AG v X and related matters






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