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Comments on National Legislation

The international obligations of States regarding refugees and non-refugee stateless persons as well as the prevention and reduction of statelessness need to be translated into national laws in order to ensure their effective implementation. UNHCR reviews and comments on national legislation in order to assist States in ensuring that national legislation is in accordance with international standards related to refugee law and statelessness.

UNHCR has promulgated guidelines and a checklist to assist those reviewing and commenting on national legislation related to refugees and non-refugee stateless persons. These should be consulted by UNHCR staff and others involved in reviewing and commenting on national legislation.
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Estonia: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees observations on the proposed amendments to the Act on Granting International Protection to Aliens

February 2013 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Comments on National Legislation

Changes to the Act of Granting International Protection to an Alien

October 2009 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Comments on National Legislation

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