International Protection Act 2015


Content of International Protection

Extension to qualified person of certain rights

53. A qualified person shall be entitled—

(a) to seek and enter employment, to engage in any business, trade or profession and to have access to education and training in the State in the like manner and to the like extent in all respects as an Irish citizen,

(b) to receive, upon and subject to the same conditions applicable to Irish citizens, the same medical care and the same social welfare benefits as those to which Irish citizens are entitled,

(c) subject to section 54, to reside in the State, and

(d) subject to section 55, to the same rights of travel in or to or from the State as those to which Irish citizens are entitled.