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COUNCIL DIRECTIVE 2005/85/EC of 1 December 2005 on minimum standards on procedures in Member States for granting and withdrawing refugee status

1.   Member States shall not hold a person in detention for the sole reason that he/she is an applicant for asylum.

2.   Where an applicant for asylum is held in detention, Member States shall ensure that there is a possibility of speedy judicial review.

Article 18 – Mehmet Arslan C-534/11

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