Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993
 
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Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993

   
 

Chapter I: PRELIMINARY

1. Short title, extent and commencement
2. Definitions
   
  Chapter II: THE NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
3. Constitution of a National Human Rights Commission
4. Appointment of Chairperson and other Members
5. Removal of a Member of the Commission
6. Term of office of Members
7. Member to act as Chairperson or to discharge his functions in certain circumstances
8. Terms and conditions of service of Members
9. Vacancies, etc., not to invalidate the proceedings of the Commission
10. Procedure to be regulated by the Commission
11. Officers and other staff of the Commission
   
  Chapter III: FUNCTIONS AND POWERS OF THE COMMISSION
12. Functions of the Commission
13. Powers relating to inquiries
14. Investigation
15. Statement made by persons to the Commission
16. Persons likely to be prejudicially affected to be heard
   
  Chapter IV : PROCEDURE
17. Inquiry into complaints
18.

Steps after inquiry

19. Procedure with respect to armed forces
20. Annual and special reports of the Commission
   
  Chapter V : STATE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSIONS
21.

Constitution of State Human Rights Commissions

22. Appointment of Chairperson and other Members of State Commission
23. Removal of a Member of the State Commission
24. Term of office of Members of the State Commission
25. Member to act as Chairperson or to discharge his functions in certain circumstances
26. Terms and conditions of service of Members of the State Commission
27. Officers and other staff of the State Commission
28. Annual and special reports of State Commission
29. Application of certain provisions relating to National Human Rights Commission to State Commissions
   
  Chapter VI : HUMAN RIGHTS COURTS
30.

For the purpose of providing speedy trial of offences arising out of violation of human rights, the State

31.

Special Public Prosecutor

   
  Chapter VII : FINANCE, ACCOUNTS AND AUDIT
32.

Grants by the Central Government

33. Grants by the State Government
34. Accounts and Audit
35.

Accounts and Audit of State Commission

   
  Chapter VIII : MISCELLANEOUS
36. Matters not subject to jurisdiction of the Commission
37. Constitution of special investigation teams
38. Protection of action taken in good faith
39. Members and officers to be public servants
40. Power of Central Government to make rules
41. Power of State Government to make rules
42. Power to remove difficulties
43. Repeal and Savings

 

Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993

 

 

 


 

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