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Asylum Law (of June 30, 2009)

Legal and administrative framework


The Asylum Law was published in the Official Journal nr. 100 (4086), 30.06.2009. The purpose of this Law is to ensure the rights of persons in the Republic of Latvia to receive asylum, acquire refugee or alternative status or receive temporary protection in accordance with generally accepted international principles of human rights. It does not contain any provisions on resettlement.

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Asylum Law (of June 30, 2009) in Latvian

Asylum Law (of June 30, 2009) in English (unofficial translation)