Legal provisions and case law

European Union - Legislation

Council Directive 2001/55/EC of 20 July 2001 on minimum standards for giving temporary protection in the event of a mass influx of displaced persons and on measures promoting a balance of efforts between Member States in receiving such persons and bearing the consequences thereof, http://data.europa.eu/eli/dir/2001/55/oj/eng

Regulation (EC) No 862/2007 of 11 July 2007 on Community statistics on migration and international protection and repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No 311/76 on the compilation of statistics on foreign workers, https://eur-lex.europa.eu/eli/reg/2007/862/oj

Regulation (EU) 439/2010 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 May 2010 establishing a European Asylum Support Office, http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2010/439/oj/eng

Consolidated versions of the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, 2010/C 83/01, https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=OJ:C:2010:083:FULL&from=EN

Directive 2011/95/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December 2011 on standards for the qualification of third-country nationals or stateless persons as beneficiaries of international protection, for a uniform status for refugees or for persons eligible for subsidiary protection, and for the content of the protection granted (recast), http://data.europa.eu/eli/dir/2011/95/oj/eng

Directive 2013/32/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 June 2013 on common procedures for granting and withdrawing international protection (recast), http://data.europa.eu/eli/dir/2013/32/oj/eng

Directive 2013/33/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 June 2013 laying down standards for the reception of applicants for international protection (recast), http://data.europa.eu/eli/dir/2013/33/oj/eng 

Regulation (EU) 603/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 June 2013 on the establishment of 'Eurodac' for the comparison of fingerprints for the effective application of Regulation (EU) No 604/2013 establishing the criteria and mechanisms for determining the Member State responsible for examining an application for international protection lodged in one of the Member States by a third-country national or a stateless person and on requests for the comparison with Eurodac data by Member States' law enforcement authorities and Europol for law enforcement purposes, and amending Regulation (EU) No 1077/2011 establishing a European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice (recast), http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2013/603/oj/eng

Regulation (EU) 604/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 June 2013 establishing the criteria and mechanisms for determining the Member State responsible for examining an application for international protection lodged in one of the Member States by a third-country national or a stateless person (recast), http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2013/604/oj/eng

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council: Towards a Reform of the Common European Asylum System and Enhancing Legal Avenues to Europe, COM/2016/0197 final, https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=COM:2016:0197:FIN

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the criteria and mechanisms for determining the Member State responsible for examining an application for international protection lodged in one of the Member States by a third-country national or a stateless person (recast), COM/2016/0270 final, 2016/0133/COD, https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/HIS/?uri=CELEX:52016PC0270

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the criteria and mechanisms for determining the Member State responsible for examining an application for international protection lodged in one of the Member States by a third-country national or a stateless person (recast), COM/2016/0270 final/2, 2016/0133/COD, https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX:52016PC0270(01)

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Union Agency for Asylum and repealing Regulation (EU) No 439/2010, COM/2016/0271 final, 2016/0131 (COD), https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX:52016PC0271

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the establishment of 'Eurodac' for the comparison of fingerprints for the effective application of [Regulation (EU) No 604/2013 establishing the criteria and mechanisms for determining the Member State responsible for examining an application for international protection lodged in one of the Member States by a third-country national or a stateless person] , for identifying an illegally staying third-country national or stateless person and on requests for the comparison with Eurodac data by Member States' law enforcement authorities and Europol for law enforcement purposes (recast), COM/2016/0272 final, 2016/0132/COD, https://eur-lex.europa.eu/procedure/EN/2016_132

Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down standards for the reception of applicants for international protection (recast), COM/2016/0465 final, 2016/0222 (COD), https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/GA/HIS/?uri=CELEX:52016PC0465

Proposal for a Regulaton of the European Parliament and of the Council on standards for the qualification of third-country nationals or stateless persons as beneficiaries of international protection, for a uniform status for refugees or for persons eligible for subsidiary protection and for the content of the protection granted and amending Council Directive 2003/109/EC of 25 November 2003 concerning the status of third-country nationals who are long-term residents, COM/2016/0466 final, 2016/0223 (COD), https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/HIS/?uri=COM:2016:0466:FIN

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a common procedure for international protection in the Union and repealing Directive 2013/32/EU COM/2016/0467 final, 2016/0224 (COD), https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/HIS/?uri=COM:2016:0467:FIN

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 862/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council on Community statistics on migration and international protection, COM/2018/307 final, 2018/0154 (COD), https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX:52018PC0307

Amended proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Union Agency for Asylum and repealing Regulation (EU) No 439/2010 A contribution from the European Commission to the Leaders’ meeting in Salzburg on 19-20 September 2018, COM/2018/633 final, 2016/0131/COD, https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX:52018PC0633

Regulation (EU) 2018/1806 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 November 2018 listing the third countries whose nationals must be in possession of visas when crossing the external borders and those whose nationals are exempt from that requirement (codification), http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2018/1806/oj/eng 

Regulation (EU) 2018/1999 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 December 2018 on the Governance of the Energy Union and Climate Action, amending Regulations (EC) No 663/2009 and (EC) No 715/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council, Directives 94/22/EC, 98/70/EC, 2009/31/EC, 2009/73/EC, 2010/31/EU, 2012/27/EU and 2013/30/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council, Council Directives 2009/119/EC and (EU) 2015/652 and repealing Regulation (EU) No 525/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council (Text with EEA relevance.), https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32018R1999&from=EN

Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU)

Haqbin vs Federaal Agentschap voor de opvang van asielzoekers, Case C-233/18, Communicated Case, 29 March 2018, http://curia.europa.eu/juris/document/document.jsf?text=&docid=203058&pageIndex=0&doclang=EN&mode=req&dir=&occ=first&part=1&cid=10170232

FW, GY vs U.T.G. - Prefettura di Lucca, Case C-726/18, Communicated Case, 22 November 2018, http://curia.europa.eu/juris/document/document.jsf?text=&docid=211515&pageIndex=0&doclang=EN&mode=req&dir=&occ=first&part=1&cid=10170232  

Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland) vs Aziz Hasan (Syria), Case C-360/16, 25/01/2018, ECLI:EU:C:2018:35, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=387

F. (Nigeria) vs Immigration and Asylum Office (HU, Bevándorlási És Állampolgársági Hivatal), Case C-473/16, 25/01/2018, ECLI:EU:C:2018:36, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=26

A. and S. (Eritrea) vs Secretary of State for Security and Justice (NL, Staatssecretaris van Veiligheid En Justitie, Case C 550/16, 12/04/2018, ECLI:EU:C:2018:248, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=70

MP. (Sri Lanka) vs Secretary of State for the Home Department (UK), Case C-353/16, 24/04/2018, ECLI:EU:C:2018:276, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=72

Adil Hassan (Iraq) vs Prefet Du Pas-de-Calais (FR), Case C-647/1, 31/05/2018, ECLI:EU:C:2018:368, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=89

C, J and S vs Secretary of State for Security and Justice (NL, Staatssecretaris van Veiligheid En Justitie), Case C 269/18 PPU, 05/07/2018, ECLI:EU:C:2018:544,  https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=608

A. (Serbia) vs Migration Board (SE, Migrationsverket), Case C 404/17, 25/07/2018, ECLI:EU:C:2018:588, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=154

Serin Alheto (Palestine) vs Deputy Chairman of the State Agency for Refugees (BG, Zamestnik-Predsedatel Na Darzhavna Agentsia Za Bezhantsite), Case C 585/16, 25/07/2018, ECLI:EU:C:2018:584, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=182

Khir Amayry vs Migration Board (SE, Migrationsverket), Case C-60/16, 13/09/2017, ECLI:EU:C:2017:675, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=319

Shajin Ahmed (Afghanistan) vs Immigration and Asylum Office (HU, Bevándorlási És Állampolgársági Hivatal), Case C 369/17, 13/09/2018, ECLI:EU:C:2018:713, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=215

X (Iraq) vs Tax Authorities/Surcharges (NL, Belastingdienst/Toeslagen), Case C-175/17, 26/09/2018, ECLI:EU:C:2018:776, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=607

X and Y (Russia) vs Secretary of State for Security and Justice (NL, Staatssecretaris van Veiligheid En Justitie), Case C-180/17, 26/09/2018, ECLI:EU:C:2018:775, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=606

Bahtiyar Fathi (Iranian) vs Chairman of the Bulgarian State Agency for Refugees (BG, Predsedatel Na Darzhavna Agentsia Za Bezhantsite), Case, C-56/17, 04/10/2018, ECLI:EU:C:2018:803, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=505

Nigyar Raul Kaza Ahmedbekova and Raul Emin Ogla Ahmedbekov (Azerbaijan) vs Deputy Chair of the State Agency for Refugees (Zamestnik-Predsedatel Na Darzhavna Agentsia Za Bezhantsite), Case C-652/16, 04/10/2018, ECLI:EU:C:2018:801, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=519

X (Syria) and X (Eritrea) vs State Secretary for Security and Justice, Netherlands (Staatssecretaris van Veiligheid En Justitie), Joint cases C-47/17 and C-48/17, 13/11/2018, ECLI:EU:C:2018:90, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=504

Ahmad Shah Ayubi vs District Administrative Authority of Linz-Land (AT, Bezirkshauptmannschaft Linz-Land), Case C-713/17, 21/11/2018, ECLI:EU:C:2018:929, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=551

M.A., S.A. and A.Z. vs International Protection Appeals Tribunal and Others (IE), Case C 661/17, 23/01/2019, ECLI:EU:C:2019:53, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=313

Abubacarr Jawo (Gambia) vs Federal Republic of Germany (DE, Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Case  C 163/17, 19/03/2019, ECLI:EU:C:2019:218, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=659


European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR)

Bilalova vs. Poland, Application no. 23685/14, communicated case, 13/10/2014 (in French), Communicated case, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-147898

IK (Sierra Leone) vs Switzerland, Application No. 21417/17, 19/12/2017, ECLI:CE:ECHR:2017:1219DEC002141717, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=388 

X. (Morocco) vs Sweden, Application no. 36417/16, 09/01/2018, ECLI:CE:ECHR:2018:0109JUD003641716, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=93

J.R. and Others (Afghanistan) vs Greece, Application no. 22696/16, 25/01/2018, ECLI:CE:ECHR:2018:0125JUD002269616, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=27

M.A. (Algeria) vs France, Application no. 9373/15, 01/02/2018, 

ECLI:CE:ECHR:2018:0201JUD000937315, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=92

B.F. and D.E. vs. Switzerland, Application no. 13258/18, Communicated case (in French), 15/03/2018, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-189717

Sh. D. and others vs. Greece, Application no. 14165/16, Communicated case (in French), 15/03/2018, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-189717

A.E.A. (Sudan) vs Greece, Application no. 39034/12, 15/03/2018, ECLI:CE:ECHR:2018:0315JUD003903412, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=91

J. K. vs. Switzerland, Application no. 15500/18, Communicated case (in French), 29/03/2018, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-189718

Bistieva and Others (Russia) vs Poland, Application no. 75157/14, 10/04/2018, ECLI:CE:ECHR:2018:0410JUD007515714, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=71

Ilias and Ahmed (Bangladesh) vs Hungary, Application No. 47287/15, 18/04/2018, ECLI:CE:ECHR:2017:0314JUD004728715, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=133

A.S. (Morocco) vs France, Application no. 46240/15, 19/04/2018, ECLI:CE:ECHR:2018:0419JUD004624015, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=653

H and others (Central African Republic) vs Switzerland, Application no. 67981/16, 15/05/2018, ECLI:CE:ECHR:2018:0515DEC006798116, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=628

A. K. et al. vs. Greece, no. 34215/16, Communicated case (in French), 16/06/2016, http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/eng?i=001-177311

X (Morocco) vs The Netherlands, Application no. 14319/17, 10/07/2018, ECLI:CE:ECHR:2018:0710JUD001431917, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=652

Saidani (Tunisia) vs Germany, Application no. 17675/18, 27/09/2018, ECLI:CE:ECHR:2018:0904DEC001767518, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=651

N.D. and N.T. vs Spain, Applications no. 8675/15 and 8697/15, 03/10/2017, ECLI:CE:ECHR:2017:1003JUD000867515, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=112

Sharifi and Others vs Italy and Greece, Application no. 16643/09, 21/10/2014, ECLI:CE:ECHR:2014:1021JUD001664309, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=475

K.G. vs Belgium, Application no. 52548/15, 06/11/2018, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=471

M.A. & Others (Russia) vs Lithuania, Application no. 59793/17, 11/12/2018, ECLI:CE:ECHR:2018:1211JUD005979317, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=312

H.A. and Others vs Greece, Application no. no. 19951/16, 28/02/2019, ECLI:CE:ECHR:2019:0228JUD001995116, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=604

O.S.A. and Others vs Greece, Application no. 39065/16, 21/03/2019, ECLI:CE:ECHR:2019:0321JUD003906516, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=605


National level

National legislation

Austria

AT Erläuterungen, Regierungsvorlage, Bundesgesetz, mit dem das Niederlassungs- und Aufenthaltsgesetz, das Fremdenpolizeigesetz 2005, das Asylgesetz 2005, das BFA-Verfahrensgesetz, das BFA-Einrichtungsgesetz, das Grundversorgungsgesetz – Bund 2005, das Staatsbürgerschaftsgesetz 1985, das Universitätsgesetz 2002, das Hochschulgesetz 2005, das Ausländerbeschäftigungsgesetz, das Gedenkstättengesetz, das Meldegesetz 1991, das Personenstandsgesetz 2013, das Zivildienstgesetz 1986 und das Sicherheitspolizeigesetz geändert werden (Fremdenrechtsänderungsgesetz 2018 – FrÄG 2018) [Explanatory Notes, Government Proposal, Aliens Law Amendment Act 2018], https://www.parlament.gv.at/PAKT/VHG/XXVI/I/I_00189/imfname_698465.pdf

AT LEG 01: FrÄG 2018, Aliens Law Amendment Act 2018 (Bundesgesetz, mit dem das Niederlassungs- und Aufenthaltsgesetz, das Fremdenpolizeigesetz 2005, das Asylgesetz 2005, das BFA-Verfahrensgesetz, das BFA-Einrichtungsgesetz, das Grundversorgungsgesetz - Bund 2005, das Staatsbürgerschaftsgesetz 1985, das Universitätsgesetz 2002, das Hochschulgesetz 2005, das Ausländerbeschäftigungsgesetz, das Gedenkstättengesetz, das Meldegesetz 1991, das Personenstandsgesetz 2013, das Zivildienstgesetz 1986 und das Sicherheitspolizeigesetz geändert werden, Fremdenrechtsänderungsgesetz 2018, FrÄG 2018), promulgated on 14 August 2018, entry into force on 1 September 2018, https://www.ris.bka.gv.at/Dokumente/BgblAuth/BGBLA_2018_I_56/BGBLA_2018_I_56.html

AT LEG 02: FrÄG 2017, Aliens Law Amendment Act 2017 (Bundesgesetz, mit dem das Niederlassungs- und Aufenthaltsgesetz, das Fremdenpolizeigesetz 2005, das Asylgesetz 2005, das BFA-Verfahrensgesetz, das Grundversorgungsgesetz – Bund 2005 und das Grenzkontrollgesetz geändert werden, Fremdenrechtsänderungsgesetz 2017, FrÄG 2017), BEGUT_COO_2026_100_2_1327319, https://www.ris.bka.gv.at/Dokumente/Begut/BEGUT_COO_2026_100_2_1327319/BEGUT_COO_2026_100_2_1327319.pdf

AT LEG 03: Amendments to the Asylum Act 2005, the Aliens Police Act 2005 and the BFA Procedural Law (Bundesgesetz, mit dem das Asylgesetz 2005, das Fremdenpolizeigesetz 2005 und das BFA-Verfahrensgesetz geändert werden; Änderung des Asylgesetzes 2005, des Fremdenpolizeigesetzes 2005 und des BFA-Verfahrensgesetzes). BGBLA_2016_I_24, https://www.ris.bka.gv.at/eli/bgbl/I/2016/24

AT LEG 04: FPG, Aliens Police Act (Bundesgesetz über die Ausübung der Fremdenpolizei, die Ausstellung von Dokumenten für Fremde und die Erteilung von Einreisetitel, Fremdenpolizeigesetz 2005, FPG), promulgated on 16 August 2005, last amended by FrÄG 2018, https://www.ris.bka.gv.at/GeltendeFassung/Bundesnormen/20004241/FPG%2c%20Fassung%20vom%2029.04.2019.pdf

AT LEG 05: Amendment of 14 February 2018 to the Safe Countries of Origin Regulation (Verordnung der Bundesregierung, mit der die Verordnung der Bundesregierung, mit der Staaten als sichere Herkunftsstaaten festgelegt werden (Herkunftsstaaten-Verordnung – HStV) geändert wird, Änderung der Herkunftsstaaten-Verordnung – HStV, BGBl. II Nr. 25/2018), promulgated on 14 February 2018, https://www.ris.bka.gv.at/Dokumente/BgblAuth/BGBLA_2018_II_25/BGBLA_2018_II_25.pdfsig

AT LEG 06: Amendment of 20 June 2018 to the Safe Countries of Origin Regulation (Verordnung der Bundesregierung, mit der die Verordnung der Bundesregierung, mit der Staaten als sichere Herkunftsstaaten festgelegt werden (Herkunftsstaaten-Verordnung – HStV) geändert wird, Änderung der Herkunftsstaaten-Verordnung – HStV, BGBl. II Nr. 130/2018), promulgated on 20 June 2018, https://www.ris.bka.gv.at/eli/bgbl/II/2018/130

AT LEG 07:  Federal Ministry for Employment, Social affairs, Health and Consumer Protection, Draft concerning federal laws by which a federal law on the principles of social assistance (Social Assistance Basic Law) and a federal law on the federal total statistics on benefits provided as social assistance (Social Assistance Statistics Law) are enacted (Ministerialentwurf betreffend Bundesgesetze, mit dem ein Bundesgesetz betreffend Grundsätze für die Sozialhilfe (Sozialhilfe-Grundsatzgesetz) und ein Bundesgesetz über die bundesweite Gesamtstatistik über Leistungen der Sozialhilfe (Sozialhilfe-Statistikgesetz) erlassen werden, 104/ME XXVI. GP), https://www.parlament.gv.at/PAKT/VHG/XXVI/ME/ME_00104/index.shtml

Belgium

BE LEG 01: Aliens Act or Immigration Act (Loi du 15 décembre 1980 sur l’accès au territoire, le séjour, l’établissement et l’éloignement des étrangers / Wet van 15 december 1980 betrefende de toegang tot het grondgebied, het verblijf, de vestiging an de verwijdering van vreemdelingen), last amended by the Law of 17 December 2017 (Loi du 17 décembre 2017 / Wet van 17 december 2017), http://www.ejustice.just.fgov.be/cgi_loi/change_lg.pl?language=fr&la=F&cn=1980121530&table_name=loi

BE LEG 02: Law of 21 November 2017 Amending the Law of 15 December 1980 on the Entry, Residence, Settlement and Removal of Foreign Nationals and the Law of 12 January 20 on the Reception of Asylum Seekers and Certain Other Categories of Foreign Nationals (Loi du 21 novembre 2017 modifiant la loi du 15 décembre 1980 sur l’accès au territoire, le séjour, l’établissement et l’éloignement des étrangers et la loi du 12 janvier 2007 sur l’accueil des demandeurs d’asile et de certaines autres catégories d’étrangers / Wet van 21 November 2017 tot wijziging van de wet van 15 december 1980 betreffende de toegang tot het grondgebied, het verblijf, de vestiging en de verwijdering van vreemdelingen en van de wet van 12 januari 2007 betreffende de opvang van asielzoekers en van bepaalde andere categorieën van vreemdelingen), Entry into Force on 22 March 2018, http://www.ejustice.just.fgov.be/cgi_loi/change_lg.pl?language=fr&la=F&table_name=loi&cn=2017112117

BE LEG 03: Law of 17 December 2017 Amending the Law of 15 December 1980 on the Entry, Residence, Settlement and Removal of Foreign Nationals (Loi du 17 décembre 2017 modifiant la loi du 15 décembre 1980 sur l’accès au territoire, le séjour, l’établissement et l’éloignement des étrangers / Wet van 17 December 2017 tot wijziging van de wet van 15 december 1980 betreffende de toegang tot het grondgebied, het verblijf, de vestiging en de verwijdering van vreemdelingen), Entry into Force on 22 March 2018, http://www.ejustice.just.fgov.be/cgi_loi/change_lg.pl?language=fr&la=F&cn=2017121728&table_name=loi

BE LEG 04: Royal Decree of 22 July 2018 amending the Royal Decree of 2 August 2002 laying down the regime and measures applicable to the places on the Belgian territory, managed by the Immigration Office, where a foreigner is detained, placed at the disposal of the government or withheld in accordance with the provisions of Article 74/8 (1) of the Act of 15 December 1980 on access to the territory, residence, settlement and removal of foreign nationals (Arrêté royal du 22 juillet 2018 modifiant l’arrêté royal du 2 août 2002 fixant le régime et les règles de fonctionnement applicables aux lieux situés sur le territoire belge, gérés par l’Office des Etrangers, où un étranger est détenu, mis à la disposition du gouvernement ou maintenu, en application des dispositions citées dans l’article 74/8, § 1er, de la loi du 15 décembre 1980 sur l’accès au territoire, le séjour, l’établissement et l’éloignement des étrangers / Koninklijk besluit van 22 juli 2018 tot wijziging van het koninklijk besluit van 2 augustus 2002 houdende vaststelling van het regime en de werkingsmaatregelen, toepasbaar op de plaatsen gelegen op het Belgisch grondgebied, beheerd door de Dienst Vreemdelingenzaken, waar een vreemdeling wordt opgesloten, ter beschikking gesteld van de regering of vastgehouden, overeenkomstig de bepalingen vermeld in artikel 74/8, § 1, van de wet van 15 december 1980 betreffende de toegang tot het grondgebied, het verblijf, de vestiging en de verwijdering van vreemdelingen), http://www.ejustice.just.fgov.be/eli/arrete/2018/07/22/2018031606/justel

BE LEG 05: Royal Decree of 2 September 2018 Laying down the Regime and the Operating Rules Applicable to the Reception Facilities and the Modalities Concerning Room Inspections (Arrêté Royal du 2 séptembre 2018 déterminant le régime et les règles de fonctionnement applicables aux structures d’accueil et les modalités de contrôle des chambres / Koninklijk Besluit van 2 September 2018 tot vastlegging van het stelsel en de werkingsregels van toepassing op de opvangstructuren en de modaliteiten betreffende de kamercontroles), http://www.ejustice.just.fgov.be/eli/arrete/2018/09/02/2018014042/justel

BE LEG 06: Ministerial Decree of 21 September 2018 to Establish the House Rules for Reception Facilities (Arrêté Ministériel du 21 septembre 2018 fixant le règlement d’ordre intérieur des structures d’accueil / Ministerieel Besluit van 21 September 2018 tot vastlegging van het huishoudelijk reglement van de opvangstructuren), http://www.ejustice.just.fgov.be/eli/arrete/2018/09/21/2018014043/justel

Bulgaria

BG LEG 01: Decree № 129 of 5 July 2018 amending the rules for implementing the Law on Foreigners in the Republic of Bulgaria, adopted by Decree № 179 of the Council of Ministers in 2011 (Постановление № 129 от 5 юли 2018 г. за изменение и допълнение на Правилника за прилагане на Закона за чужденците в Република България, приет с Постановление № 179 на Министерския съвет от 2011 г.), http://dv.parliament.bg/DVWeb/showMaterialDV.jsp?idMat=128395
National Legal Aid Bureau : Call for tender for lawyers for project work | Националното бюро за правна помощ : Обява за конкурс за адвокати за работа по проект, 29 January 2018, https://www.nbpp.government.bg/новини/270-обява-за-конкурс-за-адвокати-за-работа-по-проект

Croatia

HR LEG 01: Law amending the Law on International and Temporary Protection, NN 127/2017 (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama Zakona o međunarodnoj i privremenoj zaštiti, NN 127/2017), entry into force on 1 Janaury 2018, https://narodne-novine.nn.hr/clanci/sluzbeni/full/2017_12_127_2880.html

HR LEG 02: Law amending the Law on Foreigners, NN 46/2018 (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama Zakona o strancima, NN 46/2018), https://narodne-novine.nn.hr/clanci/sluzbeni/2018_05_46_860.html

HR LEG 03: Decision Adopting the Protocol on the Treatment of Unaccompanied Children, 022-03/18/07/357, 50301-29/23-18-2 (Zaključak Vlade Republike Hrvatske o Donošenju Protokola o Postupanju Prema Djeci Bez Pratnje, 022-03/18/07/357, 50301-29/23-18-2), https://mdomsp.gov.hr/istaknute-teme/djeca-i-obitelj/djeca-bez-pratnje/10441

Cyprus

CY LEG 01: IPAC Law, Law No 73(I)/2018 on the Establishment and the Functioning of the International Protection Administrative Court (Ο Περί Της Ίδρυσης Και Λειτουργίας Διοικητικού Δικαστηρίου Διεθνούς Προστασίας Νόμος Του 2018 (73(I)/2018)), http://www.cylaw.org/nomoi/enop/non-ind/2018_1_73/full.html

Czech Republic

CZ LEG 01: Act No. 258/2017 Coll. of 20 July 2017 Amending Act No. 85/1996 Coll., on Advocacy, as Amended, Act No. 358/1992 Coll., on Notaries and Their Activities (Notaries Order), as Amended, Act. No. 120/2001 Coll., on Bailiffs and Their Activities (Enforcement Code) and on Amendments to Other Acts, as Amended, and Act No. 99/1963 Coll. Civil Procedure Code (258 Zákon Ze Dne 20. Července 2017, Kterým Se Mění Zákon č. 85/1996 Sb., o Advokacii, ve Znění Pozdějších Předpisů, Zákon č. 358/1992 Sb., o Notářích a Jejich Činnosti (Notářský Řád), ve Znění Pozdějších Předpisů, Zákon č. 120/2001 Sb., o Soudních Exekutorech a Exekuční Činnosti (Exekuční Řád) a o Změně Dalších Zákonů, ve Znění Pozdějších Předpisů, a Zákon č. 99/1963 Sb., Občanský Soudní Řád, ve Znění Pozdějších Předpisů), https://aplikace.mvcr.cz/sbirka-zakonu/ViewFile.aspx?type=z&id=62187

CZ LEG 02: Decree 68/2019 Coll. of 4 March 2019 amending Decree 328/2015 Coll., implementing the Asylum Act and the Act on Temporary Protection of Foreigners (Vyhláška ze dne 4. března 2019, kterou se mění vyhláška č. 328/2015 Sb., kterou se provádí zákon o azylu a zákon o dočasné ochraně cizinců), https://aplikace.mvcr.cz/sbirka-zakonu/ViewFile.aspx?type=z&id=63720

CZ LEG 03: Asylum Act, amendments

Denmark

DK LEG 01: Act No. 174 of 27/02/2019 on amendment of the Aliens Act, the Integration Act, the Repatriation Act and various other laws (Lov nr 174 af 27/02/2019 om ændring af udlændingeloven, integrationsloven, repatrieringsloven og forskellige andre love), 27 February 2019, https://www.retsinformation.dk/Forms/R0710.aspx?id=207366

Finland

FI LEG 01: Act amending the Aliens Act, Section 98a, 501/2016, 29/06/2016 (Laki ulkomaalaislain muuttamisesta, 98 a § / Lag om ändring av utlänningslagen, 98 a §, 501/2016, 29/06/2016), entry into force on 20 July 2018, https://www.finlex.fi/fi/laki/alkup/2016/20160501

FI LEG 02: Government proposal to the Parliament to amend the Aliens Act, HE 273/2018 vp (Hallituksen esitys eduskunnalle laiksi ulkomaalaislain muuttamisesta, HE 273/2018 vp), https://www.eduskunta.fi/FI/vaski/KasittelytiedotValtiopaivaasia/Sivut/HE_273+2018.aspx

France

FR LEG 01: Law n. 2018-778 of 10 September 2018 for managed migration, an effective right to asylum and successful integration, Official Journal n°0209 of 11 September 2018, NOR: INTX1801788L (Loi n° 2018-778 du 10 septembre 2018 pour une immigration maîtrisée, un droit d’asile effectif et une intégration réussie, JORF n°0209 du 11 septembre 2018, NOR: INTX1801788L), https://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/eli/loi/2018/9/10/INTX1801788L/jo/texte

FR LEG 02: Law n. 2018-187 of 20 March 2018 allowing for the proper implementation of  the European asylum system, NOR: INTX1734902L (Loi n° 2018-187 du 20 mars 2018 permettant une bonne application du régime d’asile européen (1), NOR: INTX1734902L), https://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/affichTexte.do?cidTexte=JORFTEXT000036728690&fastPos=1&fastReqId=278498290&categorieLien=cid&oldAction=rechTexte

FR LEG 03: Decree n° 2018-1159 of 14 December 2018 for the implementation of the law n° 2018-778 of 10 September 2018 for managed migration, an effective right to asylum and succesful integration and cocnerning several measures related to the fight against irregular migration and to the processing of asylum applications, NOR: INTV1826113D (Décret n° 2018-1159 du 14 décembre 2018 pris pour l’application de la loi n° 2018-778 du 10 septembre 2018 pour une immigration maîtrisée, un droit d’asile effectif et une intégration réussie et portant diverses dispositions relatives à la lutte contre l’immigration irrégulière et au traitement de la demande d’asile, NOR: INTV1826113D)), https://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/jo_pdf.do?id=JORFTEXT000037816431

FR LEG 04: Decree N° 2018-1359 of 28 December 2018 on Material Reception Conditions, NOR: INTV1833309D (Décret N° 2018-1359 du 28 décembre 2018 relatif aux conditions matérielles d’accueil, NOR: INTV1833309D), https://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/eli/decret/2018/12/28/INTV1833309D/jo/texte

FR LEG 05: Decision n° 2018-762 DC of 15 March 2018, (Law allowing for the proper implementation of the European asylum system), NOR : CSCL1807503S (Décision n° 2018-762 DC du 15 mars 2018, Loi permettant une bonne application du régime d’asile européen, NOR : CSCL1807503S), Conseil Constitutionnel, 15 March 2018, https://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/jo_pdf.do?id=JORFTEXT000036728696

FR LEG 06: Ministry of the Interior, Circular of 23 March 2018 (Ministère de l’intérieur, Information relative à l’application de la loi n° 2018-187 du 20 mars 2018 permettant une bonne application du régime d’asile européen, INTV1808045N), http://circulaires.legifrance.gouv.fr/index.php?action=afficherCirculaire&hit=1&r=43201

Germany

DE LEG 01: Third Law Amending the Asylum Act of 4 December 2018, BGBl. I S. 2250 (Drittes Gesetz Zur Änderung Des Asylgesetzes Vom 4. Dezember 2018, BGBl. I S. 2250), http://www.bgbl.de/xaver/bgbl/start.xav?startbk=Bundesanzeiger_BGBl&jumpTo=bgbl118s2250.pdf

DE LEG 02: Draft Act, Geordnete-Rückkehr-Gesetz

Draft Act on Second Law for Improving the Enforcement of the Obligation to Leave the Country (Entwurf eines zweiten Gesetzes zur besseren Durchsetzung der Ausreisepflicht), http://dipbt.bundestag.de/dip21/brd/2019/0179-19.pdf

DE LEG 03: KiQuTG, Act on Good Early Childhood Education and Care (KiQuTG, KiTa-Qualitäts- und -Teilhabeverbesserungsgesetz, Gesetz zur Weiterentwicklung der Qualität und zur Verbesserung der Teilhabe in Tageseinrichtungen und in der Kindertagespflege vom 19. Dezember 2018, BGBl. I S. 2696), 19 December 2018, http://www.gesetze-im-internet.de/kiqutg/index.html

Greece

EL LEG 01: L 4375/2016, Asylum Act (Νόμος 4375/2016 «Οργάνωση και λειτουργία Υπηρεσίας Ασύλου, Αρχής Προσφυγών, Υπηρεσίας Υποδοχής και Ταυτοποίησης σύσταση Γενικής Γραμματείας Υποδοχής, προσαρμογή της Ελληνικής Νομοθεσίας προς τις διατάξεις της Οδηγίας 2013/32/ΕΕ του Ευρωπαϊκού Κοινοβουλίου και του Συμβουλίου «σχετικά με τις κοινές διαδικασίες για τη χορήγηση και ανάκληση του καθεστώτος διεθνούς προστασίας (αναδιατύπωση)» (L 180/29.6.2013), διατάξεις για την εργασία δικαιούχων διεθνούς προστασίας και άλλες διατάξεις, ΦΕΚ 51/Α/3-4-2016), last amended by Law 4540/2018 (Νόμος 4540/2018, ΦΕΚ 91/A/22-5-2018)

EL LEG 02: L 4540/2018, Reception Act (Νόμος 4540/2018 «Προσαρμογή της ελληνικής νομοθεσίας προς τις διατάξεις της Οδηγίας 2013/33/ΕΕ του Ευρωπαϊκού Κοινοβουλίου και του Συμβουλίου της 26ης Ιουνίου 2013, σχετικά με τις απαιτήσεις για την υποδοχή των αιτούντων διεθνή προστασία (αναδιατύπωση, L 180/96/29.6.2013) και άλλες διατάξεις - Τροποποίηση του ν. 4251/2014 (Α’ 80) για την προσαρμογή της ελληνικής νομοθεσίας στην Οδηγία 2014/66/ΕΕ της 15ης Μαΐου 2014 του Ευρωπαϊκού Κοινοβουλίου και του Συμβουλίου σχετικά με τις προϋποθέσεις εισόδου και διαμονής υπηκόων τρίτων χωρών στο πλαίσιο ενδοεταιρικής μετάθεσης - Τροποποίηση διαδικασιών ασύλου και άλλες διατάξεις», ΦΕΚ 91/A/22-5-2018),  2018, https://www.synigoros.gr/resources/docs/n4540-2018.pdf

EL LEG 03: Specification of the required documentation and the procedure for issuing long-term visa (visa type D) to third-country nationals or stateless persons within the framework of refugees’ family reunification, Joint Ministerial Decision No. 47094, Official Law Gazette 3678, 28 August 2018 (Καθορισμός απαιτούμενων δικαιολογητικών και διαδικασία για τη χορήγηση εθνικής θεώρησης εισόδου μακράς διάρκειας (VISA-τύπου D) σε πολίτες τρίτων χωρών ή ανιθαγενών στο πλαίσιο οικογενειακής επανένωσής τους με πρόσφυγες, Αριθμ. 47094, Αρ. Φύλλου 3678, 28 Αυγούστου 2018), http://asylo.gov.gr/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/%CE%9F%CE%99%CE%9A%CE%9F%CE%93%CE%95%CE%9D%CE%95%CE%99%CE%91%CE%9A%CE%97-%CE%95%CE%A0%CE%91%CE%9D%CE%95%CE%9D%CE%A9%CE%A3%CE%97-%CE%9A%CE%A5%CE%91.pdf

EL LEG 04: Geographical restriction for applicants for international protection, Decision No. 8269, Official Law Gazette 1366, 20 April 2018 (Περιορισμός κυκλοφορίας των αιτούντων διεθνή προστασία, Αριθμ. οικ. 8269, Αρ. Φύλλου 1366, 20 Απριλίου 2018), http://asylo.gov.gr/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/%CE%A0%CE%95%CE%A1%CE%99%CE%9F%CE%A1%CE%99%CE%A3%CE%9C%CE%9F%CE%A3-%CE%9A%CE%A5%CE%9A%CE%9B%CE%9F%CE%A6%CE%9F%CE%A1%CE%99%CE%91%CE%A3.pdf

EL LEG 05: Geographical restriction for applicants for international protection, Decision No. 18984, Official Law Gazette 4427, 5 October 2018 (Περιορισμός κυκλοφορίας των αιτούντων διεθνή προστασία, Αριθμ. οικ. 18984, Αρ. Φύλλου 4427, 5 Οκτωβρίου 2018), http://asylo.gov.gr/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/%CE%A0%CE%95%CE%A1%CE%99%CE%9F%CE%A1%CE%99%CE%A3%CE%9C%CE%9F%CE%A3-%CE%9A%CE%A5%CE%9A%CE%9B%CE%9F%CE%A6%CE%9F%CE%A1%CE%99%CE%91%CE%A3-%CE%A6%CE%95%CE%9A-OKT-2018.pdf

EL LEG 06: Extension of the function of pre-removal detention centres for TCNs, Decision No. 8038/23/22-PZ, Official Law Gazette 5906, 31 December 2018 (Παράταση λειτουργίας Προαναχωρησιακών Κέ- ντρων Κράτησης Αλλοδαπών, Αριθμ. 8038/23/22-πζ΄, Αρ. Φύλλου 5906, 31 Δεκεμβρίου 2018), http://asylo.gov.gr/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/%CE%A0%CE%A1%CE%9F%CE%9A%CE%95%CE%9A%CE%91-%CE%A5%CE%A0.pdf

Hungary

HU LEG 01: Act CXL of 2004 on the General Rules of Administrative Proceedings and Services (2004. évi CXL. törvény  a közigazgatási hatósági eljárás és szolgáltatás általános szabályairól), http://njt.hu/cgi_bin/njt_doc.cgi?docid=85989.328049

HU LEG 02: Act II of 2007 on the Admission and Residence of Third Country Nationals (2007. évi II. törvény  a harmadik országbeli állampolgárok beutazásáról és tartózkodásáról), http://njt.hu/cgi_bin/njt_doc.cgi?docid=108621.362964#foot_451_place

HU LEG 03: Act CXLIII of 2017 amending certain acts relating to migration (2017. évi CXLIII. törvény  az egyes migrációs tárgyú törvények módosításáról), http://njt.hu/cgi_bin/njt_doc.cgi?docid=205237.346419

HU LEG 04: Act VI of 2018 amending certain laws relating to measures to combat irregular migration (2018. évi VI. törvény egyes törvényeknek a jogellenes bevándorlás elleni intézkedésekkel kapcsolatos módosításáról), http://njt.hu/cgi_bin/njt_doc.cgi?docid=110729.362966

HU LEG 05: Act XLI of 2018 amending certain Tax Laws and Other Related Laws and on the Immigration Tax (2018. évi XLI. törvény az egyes adótörvények és más kapcsolódó törvények módosításáról, valamint a bevándorlási különadóról)

HU LEG 06: Act CXXXIII of 2018 amending certain acts relating to migration and other related acts (2018. évi CXXXIII. törvény az egyes migrációs tárgyú és kapcsolódó törvények módosításáról), http://njt.hu/cgi_bin/njt_doc.cgi?docid=211894.363781

HU LEG 07: Government Decree 411/2017. (XII.15.) concerning the amendment of certain goverment decrees on migration issues and on other related matters (411/2017. (XII. 15.) Kormány rendelet  az egyes migrációs tárgyú és velük összefüggésben egyes további kormányrendeletek módosításáról), http://njt.hu/cgi_bin/njt_doc.cgi?docid=205918.348086#foot1

Ireland

IE LEG 01: European Communities (Reception Conditions) Regulations 2018, S.I. No. 230/2018, http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2018/si/230/made/en/print

IE LEG 02: European Union (Dublin System) Regulations 2018, S.I. No. 62/2018, http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/pdf/2018/en.si.2018.0062.pdf

IE LEG 03: International Protection Act 2015 (Safe Countries of Origin) Order 2018, S.I. No. 121/2018, http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2018/si/121/made/en/print

Italy

IT LEG 01 Security Decree, Salvini Decree, Law of 1 December 2018, n. 132, converting into law with amendments the decree-law of 4 October 2018, n. 113, containing urgent provisions on international protection and immigration, public security, as well as measures for the functioning of the Ministry of the Interior and the organisation and functioning of the National Agency for the Administration and Consignment of Seized and Confiscated Assets from Organised Crime. Delegation to the Government regarding the reorganisation of the roles and career of the personnel of the Police and Armed Forces, 18G00161, Official Journal n. 281 of 3-12-2018 (Legge 1 dicembre 2018, n. 132 Conversione in legge, con modificazioni, del decreto-legge 4 ottobre 2018, n. 113, recante disposizioni urgenti in materia di protezione internazionale e immigrazione, sicurezza pubblica, nonche' misure per la funzionalita' del Ministero dell'interno e l'organizzazione e il funzionamento dell'Agenzia nazionale per l'amministrazione e la destinazione dei beni sequestrati e confiscati alla criminalita' organizzata. Delega al Governo in materia di riordino dei ruoli e delle carriere del personale delle Forze di polizia e delle Forze armate, 18G00161, GU n. 281 del 3-12-2018), https://www.normattiva.it/atto/caricaDettaglioAtto?atto.dataPubblicazioneGazzetta=2018-12-03&atto.codiceRedazionale=18G00161&queryString=%3FmeseProvvedimento%3D12%26formType%3Dricerca_semplice%26numeroArticolo%3D%26numeroProvvedimento%3D%26testo%3D%26annoProvvedimento%3D2018%26giornoProvvedimento%3D1&currentPage=1

Latvia

LV LEG 01: Health Care Financing Law, OP 2017/259.1 (Veselības aprūpes finansēšanas likums, OP 2017/259.1), https://www.vestnesis.lv/op/2017/259.1

LV LEG 02: Cabinet Regulations No. 734 of 27 November 2018 amending the Cabinet Regulations No. 489 of 26 July 2016, Internal Rules of the Accommodation Centre for Asylum Seekers, OP 2018/236.9 (Ministru kabineta noteikumi Nr. 734, Grozījumi Ministru kabineta 2016. gada 26. jūlija noteikumos Nr. 489 “Patvēruma meklētāju izmitināšanas centra iekšējās kārtības noteikumi”, OP 2018/236.9), https://www.vestnesis.lv/rezultati/atbilstiba/on/locijums/on/lapa/1/skaits/20/kartot/datums/teksts/734/filtri/g2018

Lithuania

LT LEG 01: Law Amending the Law of the Republic of Lithuania on the Legal Status of Aliens Nr. IX-2206 (Lietuvos Respublikos Įstatymo „Dėl Užsieniečių Teisinės Padėties” Nr. IX-2206 Pakeitimo Įstatymas), https://www.e-tar.lt/portal/legalAct.html?documentId=f1c971f0131611e9b2b6e7cdb14007b4

Luxembourg

LU LEG 01: Law of 18 July 2018 on the Grand Ducal Police and amending: 1° the Criminal Procedure Code; 2° the amended law of 9 December 2005 regulating the conditions and modalities of the nomination of certain civil servants in managerial roles in the state administration and services; 3° the law of 10 December 2009 concerning the hospitalisation of persons with mental disorder without their consent; 4° the amended law of 25 March 2015 establishing the management structure and the conditions and modalities of the promotion of state civil servants; 5° the law of 18 December 2015 concerning the reception of applicants of international protection and temporary protection; and revoking 1° the law of 29 May 1992 on the Judicial Police Service amending 1. the amended law of 23 July 1952 concerning the military organisation; 2. the Criminal Instruction code; 3. the law of 16 April 1979 on the discipline within the Public Forces; 2° the amended law of 31 May 1999 on the Police and on the general inspection of the Police, A621 (Loi du 18 juillet 2018 sur la Police grand-ducale et portant modification : 1° du Code de procédure pénale ; 2° de la loi modifiée du 9 décembre 2005 déterminant les conditions et modalités de nomination de certains fonctionnaires occupant des fonctions dirigeantes dans les administrations et services de l’Etat ; 3° de la loi du 10 décembre 2009 relative à l’hospitalisation sans leur consentement de personnes atteintes de troubles mentaux ; 4° de la loi modifiée du 25 mars 2015 fixant le régime des traitements et les conditions et modalités d’avancement des fonctionnaires de l’Etat ; 5° de la loi du 18 décembre 2015 relative à l’accueil des demandeurs de protection internationale et de protection temporaire, et modifiant la loi modifiée du 10 août 1991 sur la profession d’avocat ; et portant abrogation : 1° de la loi du 29 mai 1992 relative au Service de Police Judiciaire et modifiant 1. la loi modifiée du 23 juillet 1952 concernant l’organisation militaire, 2. le code d’instruction criminelle, 3. la loi du 16 avril 1979 ayant pour objet la discipline dans la Force publique; 2° de la loi modifiée du 31 mai 1999 sur la Police et l’Inspection générale de la Police, A621), July 18, 2018, http://legilux.public.lu/eli/etat/leg/loi/2018/07/18/a621/jo

LU LEG 02: Draft law n° 7238 concerning the amendment of the amended law of 29 August 2018 on the free movement of persons and immigration, submitted: 29.1.2018 (Projet de loi n° 7238 portant modification de la loi modifiée du 29 août 2008 sur la libre circulation des personnes et l’immigration, dépôt: le 29.1.2018), https://www.chd.lu/wps/PA_RoleDesAffaires/FTSByteServingServletImpl?path=D6585D6A74ABFB51E68EAEDD24DD50C591BACC4C9B3CCA40CC4372AD6FEFB5D59600F8992973CECC74CB6D57776B6705$2602AF132B9119DABCFE0CA866CBFD4F

LU LEG 03: Draft law n° 7258 concerning the amendments of 1) the amended law of 25 February 1979 on housing support, 2) the amended law of 21 September 2006 on home rent and amendment of certain regulations of the Civil Code, and 3) the amended law of 16 December 2008 on the reception and integration of foreigners in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, submitted: 7.3.2018 (Projet de loi n° 7258 portant modification 1) de la loi modifiée du 25 février 1979 concernant l’aide au logement, 2) de la loi modifiée du 21 septembre 2006 sur le bail à usage d’habitation et modifiant certaines dispositions du Code civil, et 3) de la loi modifiée du 16 décembre 2008 concernant l’accueil et l’intégration des étrangers au Grand-Duché de Luxembourg, dépôt: le 7.3.2018), https://www.chd.lu/wps/PA_RoleDesAffaires/FTSByteServingServletImpl?path=91AECFCAD03DF8C2AB3F409B337AA4485B411675C8140352084042895ED276C8576FFBB4D1B5CFAE5CE31D66FD50A686$EB93EE371AFDCFE8638A9A450E315A54

The Netherlands

NL LEG 01: Netherlands Nationality Act, Act of 19 December 1984 laying down new, general provisions concerning the Dutch citizenship to replace the Act of 12 December 1892, Official Gazette 268 on the Dutch citizenship and residency (Rijkswet op het Nederlanderschap, Rijkswet van 19 december 1984, houdende vaststelling van nieuwe, algemene bepalingen omtrent het Nederlanderschap ter vervanging van de Wet van 12 december 1892, Stb. 268 op het Nederlanderschap en het ingezetenschap), https://wetten.overheid.nl/BWBR0003738/2018-08-01

NL LEG 02: Aliens Decree 2000, Decree of 23 November 2000 for the implementation of the Aliens Act 2000 (Vreemdelingenbesluit 2000, Besluit van 23 november 2000 tot uitvoering van de Vreemdelingenwet 2000), https://wetten.overheid.nl/BWBR0011825/2018-09-19

Norway

NO LEG 01 : Introduction Act (Lov om introduksjonsordning og norskopplæring for nyankomne innvandrere, introduksjonsloven, LOV-2003-07-04-80), last amended by Act of 23 November 2018 (Lov om endringer i introduksjonsloven, feilrettinger, LOV-2018-11-23-88), https://lovdata.no/dokument/NL/lov/2003-07-04-80

NO LEG 02 : Act of 20 April 2018, Amending the Immigration Act (Lov Om Endringer i Utlendingsloven, Tvangsmidler Mv., LOV-2018-04-20-9 ), https://lovdata.no/dokument/LTI/lov/2018-04-20-9

NO LEG 03: Act of 15 June 2018, Amending the Introduction Act (Lov Om Endringer i Introduksjonsloven, Opplæring i Mottak Og Behandling Av Personopplysninger Mv., LOV-2018-06-15-41), https://lovdata.no/dokument/LTI/lov/2018-06-15-41

NO LEG 04:  Immigration Regulations (Forskrift om utlendingers adgang til riket og deres opphold her, Utlendingsforskriften, utf, FOR-2009-10-15-1286), https://www.udiregelverk.no/no/rettskilder/sentrale/utlendingsforskriften

Portugal

PT LEG 01: Organic Law No. 2/2018 of 5 July 2018 on access to nationality and the naturalisation of persons born in Portuguese territory, with the eights amendment to Law No. 37/81 of 3 October 1981, enacting the Nationality Law (Lei Orgânica n.o 2/2018  de 5 de julho alarga o acesso à nacionalidade originária e à naturalização às pessoas nascidas em território português, procedendo à oitava alteração à Lei n.o 37/81, de 3 de outubro, que aprova a Lei da Nacionalidade), https://dre.pt/web/guest/pesquisa/-/search/115643970/details/normal?q=2%2F2018

Romania

RO LEG 01: Law no. 247 of 5 November 2018 on the amendment of certain acts concerning rules on foreigners, published in the Official Monitor no. 941 of 7 November 2018 (Lege nr. 247 din 5 noiembrie 2018 pentru modificarea și completarea unor acte normative privind regimul străinilor în România, publicat in Monitorul Oficial nr. 941 din 7 noiembrie 2018), http://legislatie.just.ro/Public/DetaliiDocumentAfis/206601

Slovakia

SK LEG 01 Act No. 191/2018 Coll. of 13 June 2018 changing and amending Act No. 447/2008 Coll. on Financial Compensation of Serious Physical Disabilities and on changes and amendments to certain acts, as amended, and on changes and amendments to Act No. 461/2003 Coll. on Social Insurance as amended (191 Zákon z 13. júna 2018, ktorým sa mení a dopĺňa zákon č. 447/2008 Z. z. o peňažných príspevkoch na kompenzáciu ťažkého zdravotného postihnutia a o zmene a doplnení niektorých zákonov v znení neskorších predpisov a ktorým sa mení a dopĺňa zákon č. 461/2003 Z. z. o sociálnom poistení v znení neskorších predpisov), https://www.slov-lex.sk/pravne-predpisy/SK/ZZ/2018/191/20180701

SK LEG 02: Act No. 198/2018 Coll. of 13 June 2018 on changing and amending Act No. 480/2002 Coll. on Asylum and on changes and amendments to certain acts, as amended (198 Zákon z 13. júna 2018, ktorým sa mení a dopĺňa zákon č. 480/2002 Z. z. o azyle a o zmene a doplnení niektorých zákonov v znení neskorších predpisov), https://www.slov-lex.sk/pravne-predpisy/SK/ZZ/2018/198/20180720

SK LEG 03: Act No. 305/2005 Coll. on Social and Legal Protection, Amendment

Sweden

SE LEG 01: Law (2017:584) on the responsibility for the integration of newly arrived migrants (Lag (2017:584) om ansvar för etableringsinsatser för vissa nyanlända invandrare), entry into force 1 January 2018, https://www.riksdagen.se/sv/dokument-lagar/dokument/svensk-forfattningssamling/lag-2017584-om-ansvar-for-etableringsinsatser_sfs-2017-584

SE LEG 02: Law (2018:346) amending the Law (1994:137) on the reception of asylum seekers and others (Lag (2018:346) om ändring i lagen (1994:137) om mottagande av asylsökande m.fl.), https://www.riksdagen.se/sv/dokument-lagar/dokument/svensk-forfattningssamling/lag-1994137-om-mottagande-av-asylsokande-mfl_sfs-1994-137

SE LEG 03: Law (2018:756) amending the Law (2016:752) on temporary limitations on the possibility of obtaining a residence permit in Sweden (Lag (2018:756) om ändring i lagen (2016:752) om tillfälliga begränsningar av möjligheten att få uppehållstillstånd i Sverige), https://www.riksdagen.se/sv/dokument-lagar/dokument/svensk-forfattningssamling/lag-2016752-om-tillfalliga-begransningar-av_sfs-2016-752

Switzerland

CH LEG 01: AsylA, Asylum Act (LASi, Loi sur l’asile du 26 juin 1998, etat le 1 mars 2019, RS 142.31, RO 1999 2262 / AsylG, Asylgesetz vom 26. Juni 1998, Stand am 1. März 2019, SR 142.31, AS 1999 2262 / LASi, Legge sull’asilo del 26 giugno 1998, stato 1° marzo 2019, RS 142.31, RU 1999 2262), https://www.admin.ch/opc/fr/classified-compilation/19995092/index.html

United Kingdom

UK LEG 01: Immigration Rules, https://www.gov.uk/guidance/immigration-rules/immigration-rules-index
 

 

National case law

Austria

Supreme Administrative Court [Verwaltungsgerichtshof-VwGH]

Applicant (Afghanistan) vs Austrian Federal Office for Immigration and Asylum, 05/04/2018, ECLI:AT:VWGH:2018:RA2017190169.L09, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=547

M.N.S. (Afghanistan) vs BVwG (Federal Administrative Court) [Bundesverwaltungsgericht], 03/07/2018, ECLI:AT:VWGH:2018:RA2018210025.L00, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=623

Y.B. vs Federal Office for Aliens and Asylum, 05/10/2017, Ro 2017/21/0009, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=99

Belgium

BE CALL - Council for Alien Law Litigation [Conseil Du Contentieux Des Etrangers - CALL]

A. J. vs Belgium (Immigration Office), 08/03/2018, Decision No. 200 933, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=492

A.O. vs Belgium (Immigration Office), 09/03/2018, Decision No. 200 977, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=496

Appellant (Cameroon) vs Belgium State, 01/10/2018, Decision No. 210 384, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=631

X. (Cameroon) vs State of Belgium (Etat Belge), 17/05/2018, Decision No. 203 865, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=639

X. (Guinea) vs State of Belgium (Etat Belge), 15/03/2018, Decision No 201 167, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=641

X (Rwanda) vs State of Belgium (Etat Belge), 30/07/2018, Decision No 207 355, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=640

X. (Syria) vs State of Belgium (Etat Belge), 17/05/2018, Decision No 203 861, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=642

Belgium Council of State [Conseil d’ Etat]

A.S.B.L Coordination et Initiatives pour et avec les réfugiés et étrangers (C.I.R.E.) and others vs Belgian State represented by the Ministry of Asylum and Migration, 20/12/2018, Decision N° 343.306, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=271

Franck Leumegni (minor, Cameroon) vs Belgium State, 28/06/2018, Decision n° 241.990, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=654

Thierno Amadou Bah (minor) vs Belgium State, 11/10/2018, Decision n° 242.623, 242.623, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=655

L’ordre des barreaux francophones et germanophone and others vs Belgium, 04/04/2019, Decision N° 244 190, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=689

Bulgaria

Supreme Administrative Court [Върховен административен съд]

C.C. (Iraq) vs Administrative Court Sofia City, 04/01/2018, Decision No 77, 13014/2017, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=540

Czech Republic

Constitutional Court (Ústavní Soud)

Constitutional Complaint on the Annulment of §169r (1) Article 172 (6) of Act no. 326/1999 coll. on the Residence of Aliens in the Territory of the Czech Republic as amended, 27/11/2018, ECLI:CZ:US:2018:Pl.US.41.17.1, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=541

Finland

Supreme Administrative Court [Korkein hallinto-oikeus]

A (Nigeria) vs Finnish Immigration Service, 11/06/2018, ECLI:FI:KHO:2018:87, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=633

France

Council of State [Conseil d’État]

M. A, B and M. C vs French Office for the Protection of Refugees and Stateless Persons (OFPRA), 26/01/2018, ECLI:FR:CECHR:2018:397611.20180126, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=643

MA.B. vs National Court of Asylum (Cour Nationale Du Droit d’Asile – CNDA), Decision n ° 14021373 of 20 December 2016, 11/04/2018, ECLI:FR:CECHS:2018:412514.20180411, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=668

M.B. vs Administrative Court of Pau (FR, Tribunal Administratif de Pau), 27/08/2018, ECLI:FR:CEORD:2018:423267.20180827, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=635

National Court of Asylum [Cour Nationale du Droit d’Asile (CNDA)]

M. Hossain vs OFPRA (Office Français de Protection des Réfugiés et Apatrides), 14/09/2018, N° 16029914, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=609

M.B. (Turkey) vs OFPRA (Office Français de Protection des Réfugiés et Apatrides), 28/09/2018, N° 13024407, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=620

M.G. (Afghanistan) vs OFPRA (Office Français de Protection des Réfugiés et Apatrides), 15/02/2018, N° 14020621, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=617

M.K.S. (DRC) vs French Office for the Protection of Refugees and Stateless Persons (OFPRA), 17/10/2018, N° 18001386, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=614

M.L. vs French Office for the Protection of Refugees and Stateless Persons (OFPRA), 25/05/2018, N° 17047809, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=619

M.M. vs OFPRA (Office Français de Protection des Réfugiés et Apatrides), 28/11/2018, N° 15003496, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=612

Mme. F. and Mme. S. (Mali) vs French Office for the Protection of Refugees and Stateless Persons (OFPRA), 26/11/2018, N° 17013391 and N° 17038232, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=622

Mme. S wife of M. vs French Office for the Protection of Refugees and Stateless Persons (OFPRA), 07/01/2016, N° 15025487, 15025488, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=644

M.O. (Russia) vs French Office for the Protection of Refugees and Stateless Persons (OFPRA), 31/12/2018, N° 17013391, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=611

Greece

Council of State [Συμβούλιο της Επικρατείας]

Greek Council for Refugees vs Minister of Migration Policy (Annulment of Decision 10464/31.5.2017 on Geographical Restriction of applicants of international protection), 17/04/2018, ECLI:EL:COS:2018:0417A805.17E2806, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=574

Ireland

High Court

M.A.M (Somalia), K.N. & Ors (Uzbekistan) and I.K. (Georgia) vs The Minister for Justice and Equality & Ors., 13/03/2018, [2018] IEHC 132, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=581

Italy

Civil Court [Tribunali]

Appellant vs Ministry of Interior (Questura Di Pordrnone), 22/06/2018, R.G. 1929/18, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=538

Luxembourg

Administrative Tribunal

Applicant (South Sudan) vs Immigration and Asylum Minister, 27/06/2018, N° 41205, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=576

Administrative Court

Luxemburg vs Administrative Tribunal, 15/03/2018, 40345C, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=508

The Netherlands

Court of The Hague

Appellant vs State Secretary for Security and Justice (NL, Staatssecretaris van Justitie en Veiligheid), 26/11/2015, ECLI:NL:RVS:2015:3663, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=625

Norway

Immigration Appeals Board [UNE]

Appellants (Eritrea) vs Immigration Appeals Board (Utlendingsnemnda), 20/09/2018, N18162210927, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=657

Supreme Court

A, B, C and D vs Immigration Appeals Board (Utlendingsnemnda), 08/11/2018, HR-2018-2133-A, (case no. 2017/2179), https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=513

Poland

Supreme Administrative Court [Naczelny Sąd Administracyjny]

MM vs Voivodship Administrative Court in Warsaw, 20/12/2018,  II OZ 1239/18, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=650

Romania

Regional Court Giurgiu, 24/10/2018, Decision 5170/2018, 24 October 2018

Regional Court Rădăuţi, MMY vs Regional Centre for Accommodation and Procedures for Asylum Seekers, 07/06/2018, Decision 2201/2018, 2201/2018, https://www.jurisprudenta.com/dosare-procese/2018/3158q285q2018-285

Spain

High Court of Justice [Tribunal Superior de Justicia]

Juan Carlos vs Ministry of Employment and Social Security (ES, Ministerio de Empleo y Seguridad Social), 07/12/2018, ECLI: ES:TSJM:2018:13292, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=634

Teodoulfo & Ors. vs Comisaria General de Extranjeria y Fronteras (Ministry of Interior), 30/10/2018, ECLI:ES:TSJM:2018:10745, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=277

Sweden

Migration Court of Appeal [Migrationsöverdomstolen]

A. (Eritrea) vs Stockholm Administrative Court [Förvaltningsrätten i Stockholm], 05/03/2018, MIG 2018:4, UM2630-17, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=586

AI, HI and KI (Syria) vs Swedish Migration Board (Migrationsverket), 18/10/2018, MIG 2018:19, UM3009-18, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=649

Applicant (Syrian) vs Migration Court (Migrationsdomstolen), 13/11/2018, MIG 2018:20, UM5407-18 , https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=264

Switzerland

Federal Administrative Court (FAC) [Bundesverwaltungsgericht]

A. (Eritrea) vs Staatssekretariat Für Migration (SEM), 17/08/2017, D-2311/2016, 17 August 2017, available at https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=62

A. (Turkey) vs State Secretariat for Migration, 08/02/2018, D-635/2018, https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=646

United Kingdom

Courts of Appeal (England, Wales, Northern Ireland), Court of Session (Scotland) (Cassation Instance)

The Queen (on the Application of Citizens UK) vs Secretary of State for the Home Department (UK), 31/07/2018, [2018] EWCA Civ 1812, C4/2017/2802 , https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=532

Upper Tribunal - Immigration and Asylum Chamber

MS (a Child by His Litigation Friend MAS) vs Secretary of State for the Home Department, 19/07/2018, [2017] UKUT 9682, UKUT 9 (IAC), https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=433

T.M. (A Minor), R. (on the Application) vs Secretary of State for the Home Department, 22/08/2018, [2018] UKUT 00299 (IAC), https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=213

HA v Secretary of State for the Home Department, 19 April 2018, UKUT 00297 (IAC), UKUT 297 (IAC), https://caselaw.easo.europa.eu/pages/viewcaselaw.aspx?CaseLawID=637