Title Mostafa Abed El Karem El Kott and Others v. Bevándorlási és Állampolgársági Hivatal
Publisher European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union
Publication Date 19 December 2012
Country State of Palestine
Topics Palestinian | Refugee status determination (RSD) / Asylum procedures | Refugees | Statelessness
Citation / Document Symbol C-364/11
Other Languages / Attachments Greek
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Cite as Mostafa Abed El Karem El Kott and Others v. Bevándorlási és Állampolgársági Hivatal, C-364/11, European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union, 19 December 2012, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/50d2d7b42.html [accessed 22 July 2014]
Comments (Directive 2004/83/EC – Minimum standards for determining who qualifies for refugee status or subsidiary protection status – Stateless persons of Palestinian origin who have in fact availed themselves of assistance from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) – The right of those stateless persons to recognition as refugees on the basis of the second sentence of Article 12(1)(a) of Directive 2004/83 – Conditions under which applicable – Cessation of UNRWA assistance ‘for any reason’ – Evidence – Consequences for the persons concerned seeking refugee status – Persons ‘ipso facto … entitled to the benefits of [the] Directive’ – Automatic recognition as a ‘refugee’ within the meaning of Article 2(c) of Directive 2004/83 and the granting of refugee status in accordance with Article 13 thereof)
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