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Who is a Refugee?
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  Chapter 1 - Who is a Refugee?

This chapter discusses:

  • the rights of refugees and asylum seekers under international law;

  • international law and how it is structured and enforced;

  • the relationship between international law and Australian domestic law; and

  • Australia’s international obligations to refugees and asylum seekers.

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