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Human Rights Commission Act, 2000

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Number 9 of 2000


HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION ACT, 2000


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Interpretation.

2.

“Human rights”.

3.

Establishment day.

4.

Human Rights Commission.

5.

Membership of Commission.

6.

Operation of section 5(6) to be taken account of for purposes of certain enactments.

7.

Power of dismissal in certain cases.

8.

Functions of Commission.

9.

Enquiries by Commission.

10.

Legal and other assistance.

11.

Institution of legal proceedings by Commission.

12.

Chief executive.

13.

Functions of chief executive.

14.

Accountability of chief executive to Public Accounts Committee.

15.

Accountability of chief executive to other Oireachtas Committees.

16.

Accounts and audits.

17.

Staff of Commission.

18.

Remuneration of staff of Commission.

19.

Performance of functions of Commission by members of staff.

20.

Superannuation.

21.

Seal of Commission.

22.

Grants to Commission.

23.

Annual report.

24.

Provision for review.

25.

Expenses.

26.

Short title.


Acts Referred to

Civil Legal Aid Act, 1995

1995, No. 32

Civil Service Commissioners Act, 1956

1956, No. 45

Comptroller and Auditor General (Amendment) Act, 1993

1993, No. 8

Courts (No. 2) Act, 1997

1997, No. 43

Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Act, 1961

1961, No. 39

Criminal Justice (Legal Aid) Act, 1962

1962, No. 12

European Parliament Elections Act, 1997

1997, No. 2

Interpretation Act, 1937

1937, No. 38

Law Reform Commission Act, 1975

1975, No. 3

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Number 9 of 2000


HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION ACT, 2000


AN ACT TO PROVIDE FURTHER PROTECTION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AND, FOR THAT PURPOSE, TO ESTABLISH A BODY TO BE KNOWN AS AN COIMISIÚN UM CHEARTA AN DUINE OR, IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE, THE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION, TO DEFINE ITS FUNCTIONS AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS. [31st May, 2000]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: