Legal assistance for review of detention


Country Report: Legal assistance for review of detention Last updated: 22/05/23


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Asylum seekers are provided legal aid in detention and it is paid for by the State.[1] Individuals who claim asylum upon their arrival at the border and who are subsequently detained, will be assigned a lawyer / legal aid worker specialised in asylum law. Because of the existence of these state funded lawyers, NGOs in general do not intervene in such cases before the Regional Court.




[1] Article 100 Aliens Act.

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