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Kim v Minister of Justice

High Court Wellington
Kim v Minister of Justice
High Court Wellington 
  • 1 July 2016
  • NZHC 1490 and [2016] NZHC 1491, [2016] 3 NZLR 425

Kim v Minister of Justice is in two parts. The first being a Judicial Review of the Minister of Justice decision to surrender Mr Kim to the People’s Republic of China.The second being a Discharge application under s 36 of the Extradition Act 1999.




Judicial Review was successful.
“The application to review the order to surrender Mr Kim is granted. The Minister is directed to reconsider whether Mr Kim is to be surrendered in light of this judgement…”


SEE JUDGMENT


Discharge application under s 36 of the Extradition Act 1999 was unsuccessful. However “In light of the outcome of his discharge application Mr Kim may wish to again have an application for bail considered.”
SEE JUDGMENT

Tony Ellis, a barrister, who has developed the law of human rights in the courts of this country like no other lawyer before him. – Russell Fairbrother MP

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