Sierra Leone: Refugees Protection Act 2007

Published: 30/Aug/2007

Section 15 provides:

Subject to this Act, every recognised refugee and every protected person within Sierra Leone–

(a) shall be entitled to the rights and be subject to the duties contained in–

(i) the Articles of the United Nations Convention which are set out in Part Iof the Schedule; and

(ii) the Articles of the OAU Convention which are set out in Part II of the Schedule;

as if the references therein to refugees were references to recognised refugees and protected persons; and

(b) shall be subject to all the laws in force within Sierra Leone.

Section 23 provides:

Local integration of refugees, with specific reference to the rights set out in Part IV shall be facilitated by the relevant State agencies, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and other international and non-governmental agencies.

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Themes: Nationality and Refugees
Regions: Sierra Leone
Year: 2007