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Name: 39th Amendment of the Basic Law, 28 June 1993.
Country: Germany
Subject(s): Constitutional law
Type of legislation: Constitution
Adopted on: 1993-06-28
Entry into force:
ISN: DEU-1993-C-41549
Bibliography: Constitutions of the Countries of the World, 1994-03, Albert P. Blaustein & Gisbert H. Flanz, eds., Oceana Publications, Dobbs Ferry, New York, USA, ISBN: 0-379-00467-4, pp. 3-11
Abstract/Citation: Amends Articles 16 and 18 relating to the right to asylum. Inserts a new Article 16a which provides that a person has no right to asylum if coming from a third country which is a party to the Convention concerning the Legal Status of Refugees and the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms. Also provides for the creation of a list of states which are to be considered free from political persecution.
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