|Name:||National Human Rights Commission Act, 2017 (No. 8 of 2017).|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||Legislation on-line Law Hub Gambia PDF (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.