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The Refworld legal collection has been designed primarily as a tool for disseminating and promoting (international) law relating to refugees, asylum seekers, stateless persons and other persons of concern to UNHCR.

UNHCR staff, refugee lawyers, all those involved with refugee-status determination within Governments, and others concerned with the rights of refugees and asylum seekers, can find a wealth of relevant documents in the collection. Included in the collection is a unique jurisprudence collection, covering more than 40 national jurisdictions, and a vast amount of international judgments and decisions from the United Nations, the European Court of Human Rights and other international and regional courts. A comprehensive collection of international instruments relating to refugees and human rights, with the most recent lists of States Parties to key conventions, is also available. The legislation collection, contains national and international legislation relevant in assessing asylum claims and is the largest collection of its kind. Finally, Refworld contains many special agreements, such as memoranda of understanding, host-country agreements and voluntary repatriation agreements.

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Österreich: Bundesgesetz über die Organisation des Bundesverwaltungsgerichtes

1 January 2014 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies | Document type: National Legislation

The Anti-Homosexualtiy Act, 2014

2014 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies | Document type: National Legislation

Kenya: Contempt of Court Bill, 2013

January 2014 | Publisher: Article 19 | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Egypt: Draft Constitution (the version of December 2013)

January 2014 | Publisher: Article 19 | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Legal Analysis of the Draft Law of the Republic of Lithuania Amending the Title of Chapter XXII and Article 154 and Repealing Articles 155, 232 and 290 of the Criminal Code and the Draft Law of the Republic of Lithuania Amending Article 187 of the Code of Administrative Offences

January 2014 | Publisher: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Österreich: Bundesgesetz, mit dem die allgemeinen Bestimmungen über das Verfahren vor dem Bundesamt für Fremdenwesen und Asyl zur Gewährung von internationalem Schutz, Erteilung von Aufenthaltstiteln aus berücksichtigungswürdigen Gründen, Abschiebung, Duldung und zur Erlassung von aufenthaltsbeendenden Maßnahmen sowie zur Ausstellung von österreichischen Dokumenten für Fremde geregelt werden (BFA-Verfahrensgesetz – BFA-VG)

1 January 2014 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies | Document type: National Legislation

Sentencia TC/0290/13

30 December 2013 | Publisher: Dominican Republic: Constitutional Court | Document type: Case Law

Sentencia TC/0275/13

26 December 2013 | Publisher: Dominican Republic: Constitutional Court | Document type: Case Law

Security Council resolution 2109 (2013) [on on temporarily increase the overall force levels of UNMISS]

24 December 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Décision No. 11024877, 23 décembre 2013, Cour Nationale du Droit d'Asile

23 December 2013 | Publisher: France: Cour nationale du droit d'asile | Document type: Case Law

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