Overview of the legal framework

Germany

Country Report: Overview of the legal framework Last updated: 21/04/22

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Paula Hoffmeyer-Zlotnik 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