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Name: Refugees Amendment Act, 2008 (Act No. 33 of 2008).
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2008-11-26
Entry into force:
ISN: ZAF-2008-L-80019
Bibliography: Act on-line Act on-line South African Government Information, 14 p. PDF PDF (consulted on 2008-12-15)
Abstract/Citation: Amends the Refugees Act, 1998, so as to amend, insert and delete certain definitions; to provide for delegation of powers; to provide for certain matters with regard to the establishment of Refugee Reception Offices; to provide for the dissolution of the Standing Committee for Refugee Affairs and the Refugee Appeal Board; to provide for the establishment of the Refugee Appeals Authority; to provide for the clarification and revision of procedures relating to refugee status determination; to provide for obligations and rights of asylum seekers; and to provide for the repeal of certain obsolete provisions.
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