Defining the facilitation of unauthorised entry, transit and residence Council Directive 2002/90/EC
Council Directive 2002/90/EC of 28 November 2002 defining the facilitation of unauthorised entry, transit and residence
The Directive defines assisting irregular migration. It requires that Member States apply appropriate penalties against those who attempt, instigate or commit the infringement of assisting irregular migration procedures.
It punishes assisting irregular migration for financial gain no matter whether a criminal organisation is involved or not.