The status of sanctuary in Australian law

Gray, Anthony (2016) The status of sanctuary in Australian law. Monash University Law Review, 42 (3). pp. 685-711. ISSN 0311-3140


This article considers the practice of religious institutions providing 'sanctuary' to others. This practice has a long historical tradition. It most recent use in Australia has been in relation to asylum seekers. It finds there are legal risks that those involved in such practice could find themselves prosecuted for a breach of s233E of the Migration Act 1958 (Cth).

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
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Faculty / Department / School: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Law and Justice
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2017 06:09
Last Modified: 06 Apr 2017 06:09
Uncontrolled Keywords: sanctuary; refugees; asylum; religious institutions
Fields of Research : 18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180110 Criminal Law and Procedure
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 94 Law, Politics and Community Services > 9404 Justice and the Law > 940404 Law Enforcement

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