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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
Adopté le: 1995-07-19
Entry into force:
Publié le: Government Gazette, 1995-07-26, Vol. 361, No. 16579, 49 p.
ISN: ZAF-1995-L-41878
Bibliographie: Government Gazette, 1995-07-26, Vol. 361, No. 16579, 49 p.
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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.
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