Regulation (EU) No 604/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 June 2013 establishing the criteria and mechanisms for determining the Member State responsible for examining an application for international protection lodged in one of the Member States by a third-country national or a stateless person

The Dublin III Regulation establishes the EU country responsible for examining an asylum application. It affords applicants better protection until their status is established. It also creates a new system for detecting early problems in national asylum or reception systems and tackling their root causes before they develop into full-blown crises.

Institution: European Commission
Type of document: Legislation
Year: 2013
Topic: Asylum
Type of victim: Refugees