Overview of the legal framework

Germany

Author

Informationsverbund Asyl und Migration

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







Title in English

Original Title (DE)

Abbreviation

Web Link

Residence Act

Aufenthaltsgesetz

AufenthG

DE

EN

Asylum Act

Asylgesetz

AsylG

DE

Asylum Seekers’ Benefits Act

Asylbewerberleistungs-gesetz

AsylbLG

DE

Basic Law (German Constitution)

Grundgesetz

GG

 DE

EN

Act on Procedures in Family Matters and in Matters of Voluntary Jurisdiction

(relevant for judicial review of detention)

Gesetz über das Verfahren in Familiensachen und in den Angelegenheiten der freiwilligen Gerichtsbarkeit

FamFG

 

DE

EN

 

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




Title in English

Original Title (DE)

Abbreviation

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Regulation on Residence

Aufenthaltsverordnung

AufenthV

DE

Regulation on Employment

Beschäftigungsverordnung

BeschV

DE

 

About AIDA

The Asylum Information Database (AIDA) is a database managed by the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE), containing information on asylum procedures, reception conditions, detenti