folder VI.2.4.6 Appeals

Main Debates

What is an effective remedy?

What is an independent tribunal?

Must appeal courts take into account new circumstances arising after the decision on the initial asylum claims?

Do appeals which do not have suspensive effect (ie. do not permit the appellant to remain in the country awaiting the outcome of the appeal) satisfy the requirements of an effective remedy?

Main Points

The meaning of ‘effective remedy’

Right to legal assistance in preparing appeals