International Protection Act 2015

55.

Travel document

55.      (1) Subject to subsection (2), the Minister, on application by the person concerned, shall issue a travel document to a—

(a) qualified person, and

(b) family member.

(2) The Minister need not issue a travel document to a person referred to in subsection (1) if—

(a) the Minister has required that person to provide such information as the Minister reasonably requires for the purposes of his or her functions under this section and the person has not done so,

(b) the person is a person in respect of whom a subsidiary protection declaration is in force and who is able to obtain a national passport, or

(c) the Minister considers that to issue it would not be in the interests of national security, public security, public health or public order or would be contrary to public policy (“ordre public”).

(3) An application under subsection (1) shall be in writing and—

(a) in such form as may be prescribed,

(b) accompanied by such information as may be prescribed, being information that the Minister reasonably requires for the purposes of his or her functions under this section, and

(c) accompanied by such fee (if any) as may be prescribed.

(4) A travel document shall be in such form as may be prescribed or in a form to the like effect.

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Power pursuant to subs. (3) exercised (31.12.2016) by International Protection Act 2015 (Travel Document) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 667 of 2016), in effect as per reg. 1(2).