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Name: Law of Georgia on International Protection No. 42-IS, adopted on 1 December 2016.
Country: Georgia
Subject(s): Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2016-12-01
Entry into force:
ISN: GEO-2016-L-104536
Bibliography: legislation on-line legislation on-line Legislative Herald of Georgia , Georgia PDF in Georgian PDF in Georgian (consulted on 2017-06-16)
Abstract/Citation: Chapter I - General Provisions
Chapter II - General Principles and Procedural Guarantees of Asylum Procedure
Chapter III - Reasons for Granting and Denial of Refugee Status, Humanitarian Status or Temporary Protection
Chapter IV - Request for International Protection in Georgia
Chapter V - Procedures for Examination of Application for International Protection
Chapter VI - Cessation, Cancellation and Revocation of Refugee or Humanitarian Status or Temporary Protection
Chapter VII - Rights and Obligations of Asylum-Seekers, Refugees, Humanitarian Status Holders, and Persons under Temporary Protection
Chapter VIII - Durable Solutions for Refugees and Humanitarian Status Holders
Chapter IX - Timeframes for Keeping Personal Data
Chapter X - Authority, Responsibilities of the Administrative Bodies of Georgia and International Cooperation
Chapter XI - Transitional and Final Provisions

This Law establishes legal framework for asylum procedures, ensures human rights protection to asylum-seekers, refugees, humanitarian status holders and persons under temporary protection, and establishes procedural guarantees of international protection as prescribed by this Law. This Law stipulates that the Law of Georgia on Refugee and Humanitarian Statuses of December 6, 2011, shall be repealed.
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