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Name: Organization of Voluntary and Humanitarian Work Act, 2006
Country: Sudan
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2006-03-16
Entry into force:
ISN: SDN-2006-L-73475
Bibliography: Unofficial English Translation, 2006, 15 pages
Abstract/Citation: Sets out the principals and goals governing humanitarian work (sections 5 and 6), as well as means for raising and receiving funds and grants. Chapter Two provides for the registration of NGO's and charitable organisations. Chapter Three regulates the organisation of sub-offices, networks, national forums and unions. Chapter Five establishes the Humanitarian Aid Commission and sets out its jurisdiction and powers as well as the establishment of a General Commissioner. Chapter Five deals with violations, penalties, punishment and appeals. Finally, Chapter Six contains general provisions including on accounts, reports etc of NGOs and charitable organisations. Repeals the Humanitarian Aid Commission Act, 1996.

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