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Habib v Australia, Decision on Justiciability, [2010] FCAFC 12, [2010] 183 FCR 62, (2010) 265 ALR 50, (2010) 113 ALD 469, ILDC 1518 (AU 2010), 25th February 2010, Australia; Federal Court [FCA]; Full Court [FCAFC]

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 25 August 2019

Whether the act of state doctrine barred a claim against Australia when that claim depended on a finding that Australia had been complicit in criminal activity engaged in by another state.

Whether, if the doctrine would otherwise operate, it should be set aside where gross human rights violations, including torture, were alleged to have occurred.

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