Overview of the legal framework

Germany

Country Report: Overview of the legal framework Last updated: 30/11/20

Author

Informationsverbund Asyl und Migration Visit Website

Main legislative acts relevant to asylum procedures, reception conditions, detention and content of protection

 

Title in English

Original Title (DE)

Abbreviation

Web Link

Asylum Act

Asylgesetz

AsylG

http://bit.ly/1K3bGbv (DE)

http://bit.ly/2tZaS9E (EN)

Residence Act

Aufenthaltsgesetz

AufenthG

http://bit.ly/1SiAxKm (DE)

http://bit.ly/1M5sZvW (EN)

Asylum Seekers’ Benefits Act

Asylbewerberleistungs-gesetz

AsylbLG

http://bit.ly/1yuVyOx (DE)

Basic Law (German Constitution)

Grundgesetz

GG

http://bit.ly/1Twi9QM (DE)

http://bit.ly/1Rteu8M (EN)

Act on Procedures in Family Matters and in Matters of Voluntary Jurisdiction

Gesetz über das Verfahren in Familiensachen und in den Angelegenheiten der freiwilligen Gerichtsbarkeit

FamFG

 

http://bit.ly/1HAT3Yv (DE)

http://bit.ly/1M117bo (EN)

 

Main implementing decrees and administrative guidelines and regulations relevant to asylum procedures, reception conditions, detention and content of protection

 

Title in English

Original Title (DE)

Abbreviation

Web Link

Regulation on Residence

Aufenthaltsverordnung

AufenthV

http://bit.ly/1eVh0mp (DE)

Regulation on Employment

Beschäftigungsverordnung

BeschV

http://bit.ly/2nhb2B0 (DE)

 

 

 

Table of contents

  • Statistics
  • Overview of the legal framework
  • Overview of the main changes since the previous report update
  • Asylum Procedure
  • Reception Conditions
  • Detention of Asylum Seekers
  • Content of International Protection
  • ANNEX I – Transposition of the CEAS in national legislation