Code de l'entrée et du séjour des étrangers et du droit d'asile (CESEDA) (*Code of the entry and residence regulation, and asylum right), Article L-712-1 (France)
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Subsidiary protection (1 year, renewable)
Definition of 'refugee' in asylum law
This act introduces a sub-category among asylum seekers. A subsidiary protection can be granted to those who do not meet the criteria stated in FR_01_LEG3, later FR_05_LEG3, notably if they are threatened to be executed or at risk of suffering inhuman or degrading treatments.