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Resolution of the Council of Ministers (No. 110/2007 of 12 July 2007)

Legal and administrative framework

Abstract

The Resolution of the Council of Ministers Defines a quota of at least 30 refugees per year (quote from the English version of the Resolution):

"Therefore, in view of the continuity of active policies regarding reception and support to exiles, in coordination with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and with the Portuguese Refugee Council, it is imperative to promote the establishment of conditions to concede on an annual basis, asylum, to a minimum of 30 persons, namely to face refugee resettlement requests, according to article 27 of Law 15/98, 26th of March."

The Law in English is available on UNHCR's website at:

http://www.unhcr.org/refworld/docid/46d6d9072.html

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Resolution of the Council of Ministers (No. 110/2007 of 12 July 2007) in Portuguese