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Case Law [2008] IEHC 19 (24/01/2008)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (Eire) - High Court

Date: 01/24/2008

Subject: The High Court has refused a Ghanaian citizen the authorization to apply for review of the former decision of the Refugee Appeals Tribunal, which denied the status of refugee, because of the lack of substantial reasons that could demonstrate the groundlessness of such decision. The Court has stated again the principle that the burden of proof concerning the status of refugee is on the claimant.

Parties: C.D. and E.A. e The Refugee Appeals Tribunal; The Refugee Appeals Commissioner; The Minister of Justice, Equality and Law Reform; Attorney General Ireland

Original language: English

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 18 Right to asylum

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