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Ple​ase note that the EUAA Case Law Database will not be available from 30 July to 7 August 2024 and disturbances may be experienced from 8 to 19 August 2024.​​​

Latest registrations are available here arranged by date of insert/registration in the EUAA Case Law Database (not by date of publication).

19/07/2024
BG: The Administrative Court of Varna ruled on social benefits for family with children, beneficiaries of temporary protection.

The case concerned a request made by an Ukrainian national beneficiary of temporary protection, to contest the decision of the Director of the "Social Assistance" Directorate - Varna, containing a refusal to grant a one-time aid for a student enrolled in the first, second, third and fourth grades.

The applicant argued that she and her family are entitled to social assistance and that the...

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19/07/2024
CY: An asylum applicant detained on grounds of national security or public order was granted legal aid to challenge his detention as the conditions provided by the Legal Aid law were met.

An applicant from the Democratic Republic of the Congo who was detained on grounds of national security or public order requested legal aid to lodge an appeal against the decision ordering his detention.

The judge concluded that the conditions laid down in Article 6B(7)(a) of the Legal Aid Law of 2002 were met, namely that legal aid concerned proceedings...

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17/07/2024
CY: The International Protection Administrative Court referred questions before the CJEU for interpretation of Article 46 of the recast Asylum Procedures Directive.

Registered before the CJEU under C-283/24

The International Protection Administrative Court referred the following questions for a preliminary ruling

1. Is Article 46(1) and (3) of Directive 2013/32/EU, read in the light of...

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16/07/2024
AT: The Constitutional Court rejected a complaint against the return of a rejected asylum applicant to Afghanistan, confirming that based on an individual assessment and the country-of-origin information, there was no serious risk of individual threat to the applicant’s life or physical integrity and that he would be able to rely on a wide family network in Afghanistan and that his family was in a good economic situation.

An Afghan applicant from Maidan Wardak and Kabul requested asylum in Austria on 28 October 2022. On 20 October 2023, the Federal Office for Immigration and Asylum rejected the application and in February 2024, the Federal Administrative Court rejected the applicant’s appeal, holding that the security and supply situation had changed in Afghanistan since the Taliban seized power and the applicant could...

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15/07/2024
PL: The Voivodeship Administrative Court of Wrocław clarified the right to a nursing benefit for a Ukrainian beneficiary of temporary protection to care for her disabled mother who was present in Poland too.

The case concerned a request submitted by a Ukrainian national, beneficiary of temporary protection, to be granted nursing benefit for caring for the disabled mother.

In fact, the applicant, O.O., Ukrainian national, beneficiary of temporary protection submitted an application to the Social Welfare Centre in Szczawno-Zdrój to determine the right to a nursing benefit for the care of N.O., her disabled...

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12/07/2024
FR: The the National Court of Asylum (CNDA) ruled, in a Grand Chamber formation, that all Afghan women who refuse to be subjected to the measures taken against them by the Taliban are likely to be recognised as refugees because of their membership in the social group of Afghan women and girls.

On 11 March 2024, the French Office for Refugees and Stateless Persons (OFPRA) rejected the requests for asylum lodged in France by an Afghan woman and her three children. They appealed against this decision and the National Court of Asylum (CNDA) ruled, in a Grand Chamber formation, that all Afghan women who refuse to undergo the measures taken against them by the Taliban can obtain refugee status because of their...

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11/07/2024
NL: The District Court of the Hague, seated in Middelburg ruled that the State Secretary for Justice and Security provided insufficient reasons as to why the principle of mutual trust can be relied on in a case concerning a Dublin transfer to Cyprus in light of reports demonstrating a deterioration in reception conditions.

The applicant is a national of Somalia. On 18 April 2024, the State Secretary for Justice and Security issued a decision that it would not assess the applicant’s asylum application as in accordance with the Dublin III Regulation, Cyprus was identified as the responsible Member State. The applicant lodged an appeal against this decision with the District Court of the Hague, seated in Middelburg.

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11/07/2024
NL: The Council of State ruled that the Central Agency for the Reception of Asylum Seekers (COA) was correct in its rejection of an application for reimbursement of extraordinary expenses incurred by an applicant for the services of a lawyer from his home country in relation to the assessment of the authenticity of a voting card submitted as evidence in the asylum procedure, on the ground that the services offered could not be considered a counter-expertise.

During the asylum procedure, the applicant submitted a voting card from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. However, the Documents Office in the Netherlands could not ascertain the authenticity of the document. The applicant thus sought the services of a lawyer in his home country to carry out an investigation regarding the document. The lawyer sent a letter from the Congolese 'Commission Electorale Nationale...

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10/07/2024
NL: The District Court of the Hague, seated in Arnhem, ruled that the State Secretary was incorrect to consider Denmark a third country when declaring inadmissible an application of a Syrian applicant who is a beneficiary of international protection in Denmark and that in this case the principle of mutual trust can be relied upon.

The applicant is a Syrian national who applied for asylum in the Netherlands on 2 October 2022. On 13 February 2023, the State Secretary for Justice and Security declared that the application was inadmissible as the applicant was a beneficiary of international protection in Denmark.

The applicant filed an appeal against this decision with the District...

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10/07/2024
NO: The Oslo District Court confirmed that the decision to revoke a Ugandan national's refugee status because he provided false information about his nationality during his asylum claim was lawful.

The case concerned the legality of the Immigration Appeal Board's (UNE) decision not to reverse its decision to revoke the applicant’s residence permit and refugee status, as well as issue deportation with a permanent entry ban.

The applicant, A, had applied for international protection in Norway in September 2012. During the registration of his application, he was...

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