Kenya: Refugees Act No.10 of 2021

Published: 17/Nov/2021

AN ACT of Parliament to provide for the recognition, protection and management of refugees; to give effect to the 1951 United Nations Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, the 1967 Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees and the 1969 OAU Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa and for connected purposes

Part VII provides for integration, repatriation and resettlement of refugees. It does not provide for refugees to acquire Kenyan citizenship, but nor does it exclude the application of the general law on acquisition of citizenship.

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Themes: Identity Documents, Nationality and Refugees
Regions: Kenya
Year: 2021