The following post is reproduced from Justice for Children and Youth, to read the post on their site click HERE
COURT: FEDERAL COURT, 2019
JFCY WAS A PUBLIC INTEREST LITIGANT IN A PROCEEDING BEFORE THE FEDERAL COURT SEEKING THE RIGHT OF APPLICANTS FOR CITIZENSHIP TO SEEK AN EXEMPTION (OR REDUCTION OF FEES) IN CASES OF SPECIAL AND UNUSUAL HARDSHIP. BELOW IS THE NOTICE ISSUED FOLLOWING THE SETTLEMENT OF THE CASE, LINKS TO THE SETTLEMENT ORDER, AND THE MATERIALS FILED WITH THE COURT.
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