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Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka Act (No. 21 of 1996)


           Long Title

   1.	   Short title and date of operation  
   2.	   Establishment of Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka  
   3.	   Constitution of the Commission and term of office  & c  
   4.	   Grounds for removal of members  
   5.	   Eligibility for reappointment  
   6.	   Resignation & c  
   7.	   Act or proceedings of the Commission deemed not to be invalid by reason of any vacancy  
   8.	   Remuneration of members vacancy & c  
   9.	   Meetings of the Commission  
   10.	   Functions of the Commission  
   11.	   Powers of the Commission  
   12.	   Reference by supreme  
   13.	   Computation of time for purpose of Article 128 of the constitution  
   14.	   Commission may investigate as own motion or an complaint  
   15.	   Proceedings where infringement is not disclosed or in disclosed  
   16.	   Procedure for conciliation or mediation  
   17.	   Reference to the Supreme Court  
   18.	   Powers relating to inquires  
   19.	   Evidence before the Commission  
   20.	   Services of summons  
   21.	   Punishment for contempt  
   22.	   Appointment of the staff of the Commission  
   23.	   Members of the Commission deemed to be public servants  
   24.	   Delegation of powers  
   25.	   Appointment of public officers to the staff of the Commission  
   26.	   Protection of action  
   27.	   Commission deemed to be a scheduled institution within the meaning of the Bribery Act  
   28.	   Duty to inform Commission of arrest & c., and power of Commission to inspect to obtain information  
   29.	   Funds of the Commission  
   30.	   Commission to report  
   31.	   Regulations  
   32.	   Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency  
   33.	   Interpretation  

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