Legislation

Denmark has acceded to several international conventions and regulations that are relevant for Danish law on asylum and practice. On this page, some of these international agreements are presented.

The Danish immigration law defines the law for asylum seekers and refugees in Denmark. The law is based on the international conventions and regulations that Denmark has acceded to, for example: 

The 1951 Refugee Convention - The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR)

The European Convention on Human Rights - The Danish Institute for Human Rights

Convention on the Rights of the Child - UNICEF

Regulations of the European Parliament and of the Council 2013