Criminal Justice (United Nations Convention Against Torture) Act, 2000

Privileges and immunities.

11.—(1) The Committee against Torture established under Article 17 of the Convention and a conciliation commission set up under Article 21(1)(e) of the Convention shall be accorded such privileges and immunities as are necessary for the independent exercise of their functions by the members of that Committee and such conciliation commission in the same manner and to the same extent as are experts performing missions for the United Nations under Article VI, section 22 of the Third Schedule to the Diplomatic Relations and Immunities Act, 1967 .

(2) This section shall come into operation on such day as the Minister may appoint by order.