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Organisations / Bodies / Institutions Archives: Decision on appeal at Second Instance (asylum procedure) by Appeals Authority

Decision No. 19885/2020 before the single member Comittee of the Appeals Authority of 11 August 2020

The Committee decided to postpone the adoption of a decision on the age of the applicant and to refer the applicant, a minor, to an age assessment under the legal procedure (see in JMD 1982/16.02.2016). The minor from Syria was residing in Kos RIC and had been wrongfully assessed as an adult, after taking only into consideration an X-ray of his left hand and documents lodged by the applicant.

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Decision on appeal at Second Instance (asylum procedure) by Appeals Authority of 4 June 2021

The Committee decided to postpone the adoption of a decision on the age of the applicant and to refer the applicant, a minor, to an age assessment under the legal procedure. The minor from Afghanistan was residing in Lesvos RIC and had been wrongfully assessed as an adult, without taking into consideration the statements of the applicant, his birth certificate and without being clear if the stages of the age assessment described by the JMD 9889/2020 were followed.

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Decision by the 5th Comittee of the Appeals Authority on 2 June 2021

The Committee decided to postpone the adoption of a decision on the age of the applicant and to refer the applicant, a minor, to an age assessment under the legal procedure. The minor from Afghanistan was residing in Lesvos RIC and had been wrongfully assessed as an adult, after taking into consideration the statements of the applicant, his birth certificate and the stages of the age assessment decision, which were not examined in the initial procedure of the age assessment.

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