Djokovic case to be heard by full panel of Federal Court of Australia judges
MOSCOW, 15 Jan – A federal court in Australia will hear the case of world No. 1 Serb Novak Djokovic, whose Australian visa has been revoked, in a three-judge hearing on Sunday, Reuters reported.
“This case will be considered by the full panel of judges of the Federal Court of Australia. It will be considered by Chief Justice James Alsop, Judge Anthony Besanco and Judge David O’Callaghan. The decision taken by the full court will be final, the parties will not be able to appeal the verdict,” the statement says. court message.
Earlier, the tennis player’s lawyers filed an appeal against the re-cancellation of the tennis player’s visa. Hearings in the Federal Court of Australia in this case will begin on Sunday at 09.30 local time (01.30 Moscow time), and representatives of Djokovic and the Australian government must submit written arguments to the court the day before.
On Saturday it became known that Djokovic was sent back to the immigration detention in Melbourne. The tennis player will be there until the end of the trial. Prior to this, the Serb arrived for a conversation with the immigration authorities of Australia and was detained again.
Djokovic arrived in Australia for the Australian Open on 5 January. The next day, he was placed in an immigration detention center, as the authorities were not convinced of the reasons for the athlete’s medical withdrawal from the coronavirus vaccination. Four days later, Djokovic was released from detention by court order, but on Friday, Australian Immigration Minister Alex Hawke decided to re-revoke the athlete’s visa “in the public interest.”
The Serb is a nine-time and reigning Australian Open winner.