Terms used in official statistics

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Border checks


The checks carried out at border crossing points, to ensure that persons, including their means of transport and the objects in their possession, may be authorised to enter the territory of the Member States of the EU or authorised to leave it.

  • Regulation (EU) 2016/399 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 March 2016 on a Union Code on the rules governing the movement of persons across borders (Schengen Borders Code)
    Place of publication: Dz. Urz. UE L 77 z 23.3.2016, str. 1–52

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