Overview of the legal framework

Netherlands

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

Author

Dutch Council for Refugees Visit Website

 

 

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

 

Title in English

Original Title (NL)

Abbreviation

Web Link

General Administrative Law Act

Algemene Wet Bestuursrecht (AWB)

GALA

http://bit.ly/1HIpzv1 (EN)

Aliens Act 2000

Vreemdelingenwet 2000 (Vw 2000)

Aliens Act

http://bit.ly/1RPkp8j (NL)

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

Act of the Central Agency of Reception

Wet Centraal Opvang Orgaan (Wet COA)

Reception Act

http://bit.ly/1KjQoJS (NL)

Aliens Labour Act

Wet Arbeid Vreemdelingen (Wav)

Aliens Labour Act

http://bit.ly/1JeYnWU (NL)

 

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

 

Title in English

Original Title (NL)

Abbreviation

Web Link

Aliens Decree 2000

Vreemdelingenbesluit 2000 (Vb 2000)

Aliens Decree

http://bit.ly/1Kkkv0N (NL)

Aliens Circular 2000

Vreemdelingen-circulaire 2000 (Vc 2000)

Aliens Circular

http://bit.ly/1Jx3f5C (NL)

Aliens Regulation 2000

Voorschrift Vreemdelingen 2000 (Vv 2000)

Aliens Regulation

http://bit.ly/1HQDvkn (NL)

Regulation on benefits for asylum seekers and other categories of foreigners 2005

Regeling verstrekkingen asielzoekers en andere categorieën vreemdelingen 2005 (Rva 2005)

RVA

http://bit.ly/1HQDugl (NL)

Border Accommodation Regime Regulation

Reglement Regime Grenslogies (Rrg)

Border Regime Regulation

http://bit.ly/1g40K3N (NL)

 

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