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Tina Van den Sanden

NS and ors, Amnesty International Limited and the Advice on Individual Rights in Europe Centre (intervening) and ors (intervening) v Secretary of State for the Home Department and ors, Final judgment, Case C-411/10, Case C-493/10, ILEC 004 (CJEU 2011), 21st December 2011, Court of Justice of the European Union [CJEU]; European Court of Justice [ECJ]

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 26 May 2019

Whether a member state transferring an asylum seeker to a member state responsible under the European Union Dublin system, was obliged to assess the compliance by that member state with the fundamental rights of the European Union (‘EU’).

Whether the ‘Dublin system’—Regulation No 343/2003 establishing the criteria and mechanisms for determining the member state responsible for examining an asylum application lodged in one of the member states by a third-country nation—entailed a conclusive presumption that the member state responsible would observe EU fundamental rights.

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