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Dataset | 27 April 2021

Forced return monitoring systems

The EU Return Directive (2008/115/EC) in Article 8 (6) introduced an important fundamental rights safeguard for third-country nationals ordered to leave the EU because they do not or no longer fulfil the conditions for entry and/or stay. According to it; Member States must provide for an effective forced-return monitoring system.

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