New Subsidiary Protection Procedure comes into effect

Posted On: 14 November 2013

Subsidiary Protection Regulations – Important New Information

With effect from 14 November 2013, responsibility for processing all existing and future subsidiary protection applications has transferred from the Minister for Justice & Equality to the Office of the Refugee Applications Commissioner (ORAC) under Statutory Instrument No 426 of 2013, the European Union (Subsidiary Protection) Regulations 2013 (attached below)

SI 426 of 2013 (PDF – 1134KB)

A detailed Information Note explaining the new arrangements for the processing of subsidiary protection applications is also attached which you should read in conjunction with the regulations.

SP Information Note – 13th Nov 2013 (PDF – 48KB)