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Act concerning the entry, stay, settlement and removal of foreign nationals (15 December 1980)

Legal and administrative framework

Abstract

The Act (Loi sur l'accès au territoire, le séjour, l'établissement et l'éloignement des étrangers) was published on 31 December 1980 (number: 1980121550, page: 14584), and amended on 15 September 2006. The Act concerns the entry, stay, settlement and removal of foreign nationals, as well as the asylum procedure and competencies of asylum authorities. It does not contain any provisions for resettlement.

The Act is available in French at:  

http://www.ejustice.just.fgov.be/cgi_loi/change_lg.pl?language=fr&la=F&cn=1980121530&table_name=loi

Files attached to this content:

Law of 15 September 2006 modifying the Act concerning the entry, stay, settlement and removal of foreign nationals (1980) in Flemish and French