European Union (Subsidiary Protection) Regulations 2017


SI No. 409 of 2017

These Regulations were introduced to give effect to the decision of the Court of Appeal in Danqua v Minister for Justice and Equality (No.2) [2017] IECA 20. These Regulations provide for a 30 day timeframe from 2 October 2017 for a person, who was refused refugee status under the Refugee Act 1996 and who did not make an application for subsidiary protection within the 15 day timeframe provided for in the European Communities (Eligibility for Protection) Regulations 2006 and European Union (Subsidiary Protection) Regulations 2013, to make an application for subsidiary protection. The Regulations also amend the Refugee Act 1996 to increase the timeframe for making an application for subsidiary protection from 15 to 30 days for persons whose applications are being determined under the 1996 Act.

Date:02 Oct 2017
Legislation Type:Statutory Instrument (IE)
Geographic Focus:Ireland
In Force:Yes
Keywords:Asylum (Application for), Protection (Subsidiary), Refugee
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