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

International Protection Act (21 November 2007)

Legal and administrative framework


The International Protection Act (Zakon o mednarodni zaščiti) was adopted in the original text on the 21 November 2007. It was published in the Official Gazzette (Uradni list) no. 11/2011 (official consolidated text). The new act reflects the changes brought by the accession to the European Union and responds to the need to bring the Slovenian system in line with the asylum acquis.  In addition, it also introduces the legal basis for resettlement.

Specific provisions on resettlement are attached in English (unofficial translation).

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Specific provisions on resettlement in English (unofficial translation).

International Protection Act (21 November 2007) in Slovenian