Select Committee on European Union Tenth Report

APPENDIX 4: Glossary of Acronyms

ACPO    Association of Chief Police Officers

AFSJ    Area of freedom, security and justice

CEAS    Common European Asylum System

ECHR    European Court of Human Rights

ECJ    European Court of Justice

FRA    Fundamental Rights Agency

ILPA    Immigration Law Practitioners' Association

JHA    Justice and Home Affairs

NCIS    National Criminal Intelligence Service

NGO    Non-governmental organisation

SIS    Schengen Information System

TEC    Treaty establishing the European Community

TEU    Treaty on European Union

UNHCR  United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

VIS    Visa Information System

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