Human Rights Commission Act, 2000

Human Rights Commission.

4.—(1) There shall stand established, on the establishment day, a body which shall be known as An Coimisiún um Chearta an Duine or, in the English language, the Human Rights Commission (in this Act referred to as “the Commission”) to perform the functions conferred on it by this Act.

(2) The Commission shall, subject to the provisions of this Act, be independent in the performance of its functions.

(3) The Commission shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and an official seal and power to sue and be sued in its corporate name and to acquire, hold and dispose of land or an interest in land, and to acquire, hold and dispose of any other property.

(4) The Commission shall have all such powers as are necessary for or incidental to the performance of its functions under this Act.