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Name: Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Act 2012 (No. 19 of 2012).
Country: Mauritius
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2012-08-03
Entry into force:
ISN: MUS-2012-L-92128
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line The Supreme Court of Mauritius PDF PDF (consulted on 2015-03-11)
Abstract/Citation: The amendments concern the establishment of a Commission comprised of three divisions: a Human Rights Division; a Police Complaints Division; and a National Preventive Mechanism Division. The Chairperson and members are to be appointed by the President acting on the advice of the Prime Minister. It sets out the functions of the Commission and its composition.

1. Short title
2. Interpretation
3. Section 2 of principal Act amended
4. Section 3 of principal Act repealed and replaced
5. Section 3A of principal Act repealed and replaced
6. Section 4 of principal Act amended
7. Section 5 of principal Act amended
8. Section 6 of principal Act amended
9. Sections 7, 8 and 9 of principal Act amended
10. Section 10 of principal Act amended
11. Section 11 of principal Act amended
12. Section 13 of principal Act repealed and replaced
13. Section 15 of principal Act amended
14. Schedule to principal Act repealed and replaced
15. Commencement
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