|Nom:||Promotion of National Unity and Reconciliation Act, 1995 (Act. No. 34 of 1995).|
|Pays:||Afrique du Sud|
|Sujet(s):||Droits de l'homme|
|Type de loi:||Loi|
|Entry into force:|
|Publié le:||Government Gazette, 1995-07-26, Vol. 361, No. 16579, 49 p.
|Bibliographie:||Government Gazette, 1995-07-26, Vol. 361, No. 16579, 49 p.
Act online South African Government Information PDF (consulté le 2012-03-30)
|Résumé/Citation:||Provides comprehensive legislation for the investigation of and rehabilitation and recompensation for human rights violations committed from 1 March 1960 to the cut-off date contemplated in the Constitution, within or outside of the Republic of South Africa. Chapter 2 establishes a Truth and Reconciliation Commission with the purpose of providing a comprehensive account of violations, establishing the fate of victims, and facilitating amnesty for persons willing to make a full disclosure about human rights violations. Chapter 3 establishes a Committee on Human Rights Violations with the purpose of investigating violations and making recommendations to the Commission. Chapter 4 provides for regulations on the granting of amnesty, including the establishment of a Committee on Amnesty. Amnesty is to be granted to individuals who make a full disclosure and who were acting, with a political objective, on behalf of a publicly known liberation movement or state security forces. Chapter 5 establishes a Committee on Reparation and Rehabilitation.|