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What does HCA stand for?

HCA stands for High Court of Australia

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00 KU3466 Beginning in the 1980s, the High Court of Australia began to shift from a strict legalism philosophy towards a path of greater judicial activism while at the same time undergoing a significant institutional change because of the change in jurisdiction that required litigants to seek special leave to appeal in civil cases, which allowed the Court greater ability to select the cases it wanted to hear.
When the High Court of Australia by a six to one majority held, on 9 March 1951, that the Communist Party Dissolution Act 1950 was wholly invalid, some fair-minded citizens might well have concluded that the right of law-abiding and loyal Australian communists to be secure in the equal protection of the law had been firmly established, no matter how misguided (or menacing) communists were considered to be by the vast majority of their fellow Australians.
Lawyers representing a group of boatpeople, who were to be the first to deported under the deal, argued in the High Court of Australia that the government did not have the legal power to send the asylum seekers to Malaysia.