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Country of Decision : Austria
Court Name : AT: Supreme Administrative Court [Verwaltungsgerichtshof - VwGH]
Date of decision : 16/05/2019
Type : Judgment
ECLI : AT:VWGH:2019:RA2018210125.L01
Case Number/Citation/ Document Symbol : Ra 2018/21/0125

Applicant (Nigeria) vs Federal Administrative Court (Bundesverwaltungsgericht - BVwG)

The applicant, a Nigerian national, requested international protection after entering Austria on 21 September 2015. This application was rejected by decision of the Federal Office for Aliens and Asylum (BFA) on 31 October 2017. A return decision was issued against the applicant and it was not contested. The applicant, who subsequently traveled to Germany, made a further request for international protection after returning to Austria on 15 January 2018. The applicant was detained pending deportation and challenged the detention order. The case was dismissed.

Detention/ Alternatives to Detention; Nigeria; Return/Removal/Deportation; Subsequent Application;

Return Directive (Directive 2008/115/EC of 16 December 2008 on common standards and procedures in Member States for returning illegally staying third-country nationals); Revised Asylum Procedures Directive (Directive 2013/32/EU on common procedures for granting and withdrawing international protection) and/or APD 2005/85/CE; Revised Reception Conditions Directive (Directive 2013/33/EU laying down standards for the reception of applicants for international protection) and/or RCD 2003/9/CE;

EASO Annual Report on the Situation of Asylum in the EU

Austria,AT: Supreme Administrative Court [Verwaltungsgerichtshof - VwGH], Applicant (Nigeria) vs Federal Administrative Court (Bundesverwaltungsgericht - BVwG), 16/05/2019, AT:VWGH:2019:RA2018210125.L01
AT: Supreme Administrative Court rules on subsequent application and detention pending deportation of Nigerian national