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The test of reasonableness relies on a rights-based approach. Basic needs should in particular be guaranteed, including, inter alia, food, shelter and hygiene. Additionally, due consideration has to be given to the opportunity for the person to ensure his or her own and his or her family’s subsistence, basic healthcare and education for children.

The assessment of whether it is reasonable for the applicant to settle in that part of the country should take into account the individual circumstances of the applicant, such as age, gender, health condition, social and educational background, family and social ties, language, gender identity, sexual orientation, etc.