Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee:Payment of cash or other inducements by the Commonwealth of Australia in exchange for the turn back of asylum seeker boats Inquiry

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Charlesworth, Hilary
Larking, Emma
Mulders, Jacinta

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Government and community sector reports

This submission addresses the legality of the actions of the Commonwealth of Australia in paying cash or other inducements to members of the crew of a boat intercepted in international waters and carrying asylum-seekers, in exchange for the crew’s agreement to return to their country of origin (Indonesia).

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