The Use of Detention and Alternatives to Detention in the Context of Immigration Policies in Austria

Nombre de pages: 
55
Année: 
2014
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Description: 

The study mainly covers legal aspects and practices of detention and alternatives to detention in Austria. It describes the grounds on which persons can be detained for the purpose of removal, outlines the conditions for alternatives to detention, and provides insight into the practical organization of detention and alternatives to detention in Austria. Furthermore, it presents available statistics and deals with the question of what kind of influence detention and its alternatives have on asylum and return procedures.

Table des matières: 
  • 1. INTERNATIONAL, EUROPEAN AND EU LEGAL FRAMEWORK
    • 1.1 International and European legal framework
    • 1.2 EU legal framework
  • 2. NATIONAL PROVISIONS AND GROUNDS FOR DETENTION AND ALTERNATIVES TO DETENTION
    • 2.1 Grounds for detention
      • 2.1.1 Detention in Dublin procedures
      • 2.1.2 Time limits
    • 2.2 Grounds for alternatives to detention
    • 2.3 Minors and other vulnerable groups
  • 3. ASSESSMENT PROCEDURES AND CRITERIA FOR DETENTION
    • 3.1 Practice, legal basis and institutional responsibility
    • 3.2 Criteria and benchmarks for detention
    • 3.3 Challenges with the implementation of assessment procedures
  • 4. TYPES OF DETENTION FACILITIES AND CONDITIONS OF DETENTION
    • 4.1 Types of detention facilities
    • 4.2 Conditions of detention
    • 4.3 Detention center Vordernberg
  • 5. AVAILABILITY AND PRACTICAL ORGANIZATION OF ALTERNATIVES TO DETENTION
    • 5.1 Types of alternatives to detention available
    • 5.2 Practical organization of alternatives to detention
    • 5.3 The facility in Zinnergasse
  • 6. IMPACT OF DETENTION AND ALTERNATIVES TO DETENTION
    • 6.1 Effectiveness in reaching prompt and fair decisions
    • 6.2 Respect for fundamental rights
  • 7. KEY RESULTS
  • ANNEXES
    • A.1 Statistics
    • A.2 List of translations and abbreviations
    • A.3 Bibliography
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