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Name: National Human Rights Commission Act, 2017 (No. 8 of 2017).
Country: Gambia
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2017-12-13
Entry into force:
ISN: GMB-2017-L-110053
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=110053&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Law Hub Gambia PDF PDF (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2020-06-30)
Abstract/Citation: The NHRC Act establishes a Commission for the promotion and protection of human rights in The Gambia. The Commission shall consist of five people ( including at least two women):
- Chairperson who must be a legal practitioner of not less than ten years post-call experience and has an additional at least five years of experience in promotion or protection of human rights in any capacity;
- A vice-chairperson who has acquired not less than five years expertise in his or her field; and
- three other members.

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