Title Directive 2008/115/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2008 on common standards and procedures in Member States for returning illegally staying third-country nationals
Publisher European Union: Council of the European Union
Author European Parliament and Council
Publication Date 16 December 2008
Topics Children's rights | Deportation / Forcible return | Illegal immigrants / Undocumented migrants | Non-refoulement | Regional instruments | Return conditions | Unaccompanied / Separated children | Voluntary repatriation
Citation / Document Symbol OJ L. 348/98-348/107; 16.12.2008, 2008/115/EC
Other Languages / Attachments Greek
Related Document Directive 2008/115/CE du Parlement Européen et du Conseil du 16 décembre 2008 relative aux normes et procédures communes applicables dans les États membres au retour des ressortissants de pays tiers en séjour irrégulier
Cite as European Union: Council of the European Union, Directive 2008/115/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2008 on common standards and procedures in Member States for returning illegally staying third-country nationals, 16 December 2008, OJ L. 348/98-348/107; 16.12.2008, 2008/115/EC, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/496c641098.html [accessed 24 July 2014]
Comments Adopted on 16 December 2008 and published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 24 December 2008 (L 348/101). It entered into force on the 20th day from its publication in the Official Journal. The Directive applies to all EU Member States except the United Kingdom, Ireland and Denmark.
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