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This revised version of the gathering, which supersedes the final one issued in 1995, positive aspects major alterations and includes over 260 crucial common and nearby tools and texts bearing on refugees and different individuals of outrage to UNHCR. The 2007 variation takes account of the inter-relationship among, at the one hand, foreign refugee legislations and, at the different, human rights, humanitarian, felony and different our bodies of legislation. the gathering covers a much broader thematic quarter, together with statelessness, the internally displaced and the asylum-migration debate in addition to concerns resembling torture, discrimination, detention and the security of ladies and youngsters.

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Article 14 Artistic rights and industrial property In respect of the protection of industrial property, such as inventions, designs or models, trade marks, trade names, and of rights in literary, artistic and scientific works, a refugee shall be accorded in the country in which he has his habitual residence the same protection as is accorded to nationals of that country. In the territory of any other Contracting States, he shall be accorded the same protection as is accorded in that territory to nationals of the country in which he has his habitual residence.

21. The administration of the Office of the High Commissioner shall be subject to the Financial Regulations of the United Nations and to the financial rules promulgated thereunder by the Secretary-General. 22. Transactions relating to the High Commissioner's funds shall be subject to audit by the United Nations Board of Auditors, provided that the Board may accept audited accounts from the agencies to which funds have been allocated. Administrative arrangements for the custody of such funds and their allocation shall be agreed between the High Commissioner and the Secretary-General in accordance with the Financial Regulations of the United Nations and rules promulgated thereunder by the Secretary-General.

The Contracting States shall not impose penalties, on account of their illegal entry or presence, on refugees who, coming directly from a territory where their life or freedom was threatened in the sense of Article 1, enter or are present in their territory without authorization, provided they present themselves without delay to the authorities and show good cause for their illegal entry or presence. 2. The Contracting States shall not apply to the movements of such refugees restrictions other than those which are necessary and such restrictions shall only be applied until their status in the country is regularized or they obtain admission into another country.

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