Siritanu v. Director of Public Prosecutions (Ireland) [2006] IEHC 26 [Case Note]

Liam Thornton “Siritanu v Director of Public Prosecutions” (2007) OUP International Law in Domestic Courts ILDC 481 (IE 2006)

4 Pages Posted: 3 Nov 2015

Date Written: January 1, 2007

Abstract

Whether Article 31 of the Convention relating to the Status of Refugees 1951, of which Ireland is a party, but where the 1951 Convention has not been incorporated into domestic law can prevent the domestic prosecution of an individual seeking asylum who entered the country on false identity documents?

Keywords: Refugee Studies, Asylum Law, International Refugee Law, Asylum seekers, Irish Constitutional Law, Irish Law, Refugees, Convention relating to status of refugees

Suggested Citation

Thornton, Liam, Siritanu v. Director of Public Prosecutions (Ireland) [2006] IEHC 26 [Case Note] (January 1, 2007). Liam Thornton “Siritanu v Director of Public Prosecutions” (2007) OUP International Law in Domestic Courts ILDC 481 (IE 2006). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2685244

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