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Part III Civil and Political Rights, 13 Procedural Rights Against Expulsion—Article 13

From: The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights: Cases, Materials, and Commentary (3rd Edition)

Sarah Joseph, Melissa Castan

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 25 October 2020

Subject(s):
Suspension, withdrawal, and expulsion from international organizations — Expulsion — Legal representation, right to
An alien lawfully in the territory of a State Party to the present Covenant may be expelled therefrom only in pursuance of a decision reached in accordance with law and shall, except where compelling reasons of national security otherwise require, be allowed to submit the reasons against his expulsion and to have his case reviewed by, and be represented for the purpose before, the competent authority or a person or persons especially designated by the competent authority. [13.01] Article 13 gives aliens, who are lawfully within the territory of a State Party,...
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