Act amending the Aliens Act
(Amendment of the rules on children's recovery of the residence permit, etc.)
WE, MARGRETHE the SECOND, by the grace of God Queen of Denmark, do indeed:
The Danish Parliament has adopted and we know Our consent confirmed the following law:
In the Aliens Act, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 947 of 24. August 2011, as amended, inter alia, by § 1 of lov nr. 601 of 14. June 2011 at the latest and by § 1 of lov nr. 418 of 12. may 2012, shall be amended as follows: 1. In section 9, paragraph 17, insert as 2. and (3). item:
» By this assessment to the child's upbringing and family and social networks here in the country attributed particular importance. If the residence permit referred to in paragraph 1, no. 2, has lapsed as a result of the child against his will has stayed outside the country on re-education travel abroad or other negative impact on schooling and integration, this must also be attributed to particular weight in the assessment of the interests of the child. '
2. In paragraph 9 (c), paragraph 1, insert two spots after ' unit ': ' and, if the alien is under 18 years of age, the consideration of the best interests of the child '.
3. In article 17, paragraph 3, the following is inserted as a 2. item:
» Foreigner's residence permit for a minor shall be considered lapsed, the Danish immigration service in connection with the decision to assess whether the alien may be granted new residence permit pursuant to section 9, paragraph 1, no. 2 of the basic regulation. § 9, paragraph 17, § 9 (c), paragraph 1, of the basic regulation. § 9, paragraph 17, or section 9 (c) (1). ';
4. In paragraph 44 (c) shall be inserted as paragraphs 2 and 3: ' (2). A Municipal Council, which implements a preventive conversation with or offer some form of special assistance to the parents of an underage foreigner, see. section 11, paragraph 3, and section 52, paragraph 3, nr. 3 and 9 of the law on social services, due to the knowledge or reasonable suspicion that the alien minors residing outside the country on re-education travel abroad or other negative impact on schooling and integration, must inform parents about the rules on withdrawal of the residence permit referred to in article 6. § 17.
(3). Notification in accordance with paragraph 1 shall contain an indication of the extent to which the local authority has implemented a preventive conversation with or offered to the parents of an underage foreigner, which is covered by paragraph 1, some form of special aid according to the rules laid down in section 11, paragraph 3, and section 52, paragraph 3, nr. 3 and 9 of the law on social services and on the Municipal Council in this context have informed parents about the rules on withdrawal of the residence permit referred to in article 6. (2). '
§ 2 the law shall enter into force on the day after publication in the Official Gazette.
§ 3 the law does not apply to the Faroe Islands and Greenland but may by Royal Decree in whole or in part, be in force for the Faroe Islands and Greenland with the changes that the Faroese or Greenlandic circumstances warrant.
Given at Christiansborg Palace, the 18. June 2012 Under Our Royal hand and Seal MARGRETHE r./Morten Bødskov