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Family Reunification Directive
Article 10

Article 10

  1. Article 4 shall apply to the definition of family members except that the third subparagraph of paragraph 1 thereof shall not apply to the children of refugees.
  2. The Member States may authorise family reunification of other family members not referred to in Article 4, if they are dependent on the refugee.
  3. If the refugee is an unaccompanied minor, the Member States:
    1. shall authorise the entry and residence for the purposes of family reunification of his/her first-degree relatives in the direct ascending line without applying the conditions laid down in Article 4(2)(a);
    2. may authorise the entry and residence for the purposes of family reunification of his/her legal guardian or any other member of the family, where the refugee has no relatives in the direct ascending line or such relatives cannot be traced.