A case concerning a review of visa refusal in Migration Review Tribunal on 28/7.

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There was a case concerning a review of visa refusal in Migration Review Tribunal on 28/7. Mr Vangu Kitoko was the review applicant, he claimed that he did not receive the require letter from Immigration & Multicultural & Indigenous Affairs that was requiring he to provide evidence for the relationship between he and the visa applicant - Ms. Mbula Mamie Mututuka. For that reason, he did not accept the visa refusal judged, and required an appeal.

Appeal place: Federal Count, level 18, Courts Building, Queens Square, Sydney NSW2000.

Date: 28th July 2004

Court room: 18B

Case type: Appeal for visa refusal

Appeal applicant: Vangu Kitoko

Visa applicant: Mbula Mamie Mututuka

Respondent: Minister For Immigration & Multicultural & Indigenous Affairs

Case Background

Mr Vangu Kitoko (appellant) is the sponsor of the visa applicant - Ms Mbula Mamie Mututuka, they claimed that they are couple and intended to marry. Therefore, Ms Mbula Mamie Mututuka apply for the visa, in order to come and stay in Australia.

After a long period for application, Mr Vangu Kitoko received a visa refusal from the Immigration & Multicultural & Indigenous Affairs (respondent) on 26 May 2003.

It stated: The Tribunal affirms the decision under review, finding that the visa applicant is not entitled to the grant of a Prospective Marriage (Temporary) (Class TO) visa.

The appellant (Mr Vangu Kitoko) did not accept the decision, cause the appellant did not receive the requiring letter from IMIA; and therefore, appeal for the visa refusal. Eventually, the appellant got the responds from the respondent (Immigration & Multicultural & Indigenous Affairs); it stated that they did not receive the evidence about the relationship between appellant and the visa applicant. Consequently, the tribunal affirms made the decision to refuse the visa application by Ms Mbula Mamie Mututuka, but the...