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Asylum in United Kingdom

Definition of Asylum

In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Asylum :

Refuge granted to an individual whose *extradition is sought by a foreign government. This can include refuge in the territory of a foreign country (territorial asylum) or in a foreign embassy (diplomatic asylum). The latter is particularly contentious as it is a derogation from the sovereignty of the territorial state; moreover, diplomatic asylum may only be granted in cases of an alleged political offence and not in cases involving common-law crimes. Diplomatic asylum is well recognized in Latin American states. Conventions relating to it include the Havana Convention of 1928, the Montevideo Convention of 1933, and the CarACAS Convention of 1954. The UK Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 made it a criminal offence for employers to employ anyone subject to immigration control.

See immigration; political asylum.

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  • Article Name: Asylum
  • Author: MacCallum
  • Description: Definition of Asylum In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Asylum : Refuge granted to [...]

This entry was last updated: February 21, 2015

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