This module covers all issues surrounding visa holders (including permanent residents) who commit serious criminal offences and then face visa cancellation or refusal.
- Understand the mandatory visa cancellation process including revocation of cancellations
- Understand the general provisions for visa cancellations and refusals on character grounds under s 501, including setting aside and substitution of decisions
- Recognise the differences between the mandatory visa cancellation regime and the discretionary visa cancellation/refusal regime under s 501
- Identify when a case should be referred to a litigation solicitor or barrister for possible judicial review