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refugee law

Definition(s)

The body of customary international and European Union (EU) law and instruments that establish standards for refugee protection.

Source(s)

Derived by EMN from UNHCR Master Glossary of Terms

Translations

  • BG: бежанско право
  • CS: uprchlické právo
  • DE: Flüchtlingsrecht
  • EL: Δίκαιο Προσφύγων/ Προσφυγικό Δίκαιο
  • EN: refugee law
  • ES: legislación de asilo
  • ET: varjupaigaõigus
  • FI: pakolaisoikeus
  • FR: droit des réfugiés
  • GA: dlíthe um dhídeanaithe
  • HU: menekültjog
  • IT: legislazione sull’asilo
  • LT: pabėgėlių teisė
  • LV: bēgļu tiesības
  • MT: Liġi / Att dwar ir-rifuġjati
  • NL: vluchtelingenrecht
  • PL: prawo uchodźcze
  • PT: legislação de asilo e proteção internacional
  • RO: legislaţia cu privire la refugiaţi
  • SK: utečenecké právo
  • SL: begunsko pravo
  • SV: flyktingrätt
  • NO: flyktningrett

Synonym(s)

  • international refugee law

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Note(s)

The cornerstone of refugee law is the Geneva Refugee Convention and Protocol.