Refugee Act, 1996

Refugee Applications Commissioner.

6.—(1) (a) For the purposes of this Act, there shall be a person (referred to in this Act as “the Commissioner”) who shall be known as the Refugee Applications Commissioner.

(b) The Commissioner shall perform the functions conferred on him or her by this Act.

(2) The Commissioner shall be independent in the exercise of his or her functions under this Act.

(3) The provisions of the First Schedule shall have effect in relation to the Commissioner.