International Protection Act 2015

Actors of persecution or serious harm

30. For the purposes of this Act, actors of persecution or serious harm include—

(a) a state,

(b) parties or organisations controlling a state or a substantial part of the territory of a state, and

(c) non-state actors, if it can be demonstrated that the actors referred to in paragraphs (a) and (b), including international organisations, are unable or unwilling to provide protection against persecution or serious harm.