A View from Outside the EU Reception Acquis: Reception Rights for Asylum Seekers in Ireland

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Title: A View from Outside the EU Reception Acquis: Reception Rights for Asylum Seekers in Ireland
Authors: Thornton, Liam
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/7734
Date: 2016
Abstract: Ireland, as a state on the periphery of Europe 'benefits' geographically from limited protection claims. Despite the small nature of the jurisdiction, it is important to reflect upon and consider the impact of EU law upon Irish domestic law. The chapter has two core aims. First, to consider the degree to which Ireland respects, protects and fulfills (or otherwise) selected reception conditions, including accommodation/shelter, the right to financial allowances, the right to work and withdrawal or reduction of reception conditions for asylum seekers. This will be analysed with respect to the political engagement upon questions on reception for asylum seekers within Ireland that assists in understanding why Ireland does not want to be formally bound by the EU's Reception Conditions Directive 2003 and/or the Recast Reception Conditions Directive 2013. Second, the role of the domestic courts in Ireland as regards challenges to Ireland's reception regime for asylum seekers and attempted reliance on European Union law, will be described and considered.
Type of material: Book Chapter
Publisher: Wolf Legal Publishers
Keywords: Reception Conditions DirectiveRecast Reception DirectiveIrish lawIrish policyDirect provisionAsylum seekersRefugees
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Is part of: Minderhoud, P. and Zwaan, K. (eds.). The recast Reception Conditions Directive: Central Themes, Problem Issues, and Implementation in Selected Member States
Appears in Collections:Law Research Collection

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