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Council: Developing its position on the Asylum Procedures Regulation
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Cross-cutting definitions: Qualification Regulation, Asylum Procedures
Regulation, Dublin Regulation, Reception Conditions Directive
(LIMITE doc no: 8044-REV-1-17, pdf): With Member States' positions in Footnotes:

"Annex modifications suggested by the Presidency for cross-cutting definitions from the Qualification Regulation, Asylum Procedures Regulation, Dublin Regulation and Reception Conditions Directive."

and see previous document: 8044-17 (LIMITE doc, pdf):

Theme: ‘Guarantees for those with special needs’ (LIMITE doc no: 8043-17, pdf)

Theme: 'Limiting abuse and secondary movements' - Asylum Procedures
(LIMITE doc no: 8045-17, pdf): Includes 51 Member Stares' positions

"fingerprints and facial image"is changed throughout to "biometric data" (which therefore could also include DNA.


"The applicant shall remain on the territory of the Member State where he or she is required to be present, or where he or she is present pending the implementation of a transfer decision."


"Where it is necessary for the [examination] processing of an application, the applicant may be required by the [competent authorities] to be searched or have his or her items
. Without prejudice to any search carried out for security reasons, a search of the
applicant's person under this Regulation shall be carried out by a person of the same sex with full respect for the principles of human dignity and of physical and psychological integrity."

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