"General approach" agreed on the proposed Council Directive on minimum standards on procedures for granting and withdrawing refugee status


At the Justice and Home Affairs Council on 29 April a "general approach" was agreed on the proposed Council Directive on minimum standards on procedures for granting and withdrawing refugee status" subject to national parliamentary scrutiny reservations from Germany, Netherlands, Sweden and the UK. Due to the number of changes the European Parliament is to be re-consulted (which cannot take place until the new session in the autumn).

a) The full-text as agreed by the JHA Council (29.4.04): Minimum standards on procedures: 8771/04 (pdf)
b) Full-text at 27.4.04: 8415/1/04 REV 1 (pdf)
c) Full-text at 23.4.04: 8415/04 (pdf)

 

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