Building Knowledge for a Concerted and Sustainable Approach to Refugee Resettlement in the EU and its Member States

Act on granting protection to foreigners (2003)

Legal and administrative framework

Abstract

The Act on granting protection to foreigners within the territory of the Republic of Poland is a consolidated version of the Act of 13 June 2003 on granting protection to foreigners (Journal of Laws of 2003, No 128, item 1176). It was last amended by the Act of 28 July 2011 on legalisation of stay of some foreigners in the territory of the Republic of Poland. Specific provisions related to resettlement and relocation have been introduced only with the 'Act of 28 July 2011 on legalisation of stay of some foreigners in the territory of the Republic of Poland and on amendments to the Act on granting protection to foreigners within the territory of the Republic of Poland and to the Act on Foreigners'.

The specific provisions related to resettlement and relocation are attached below in a separate document, in English (unofficial translation).

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Act on granting protection to foreigners (2003) in Polish

Specific provisions on resettlement in the Act, in English (unofficial translation)