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Name: National Preventive Mechanism Act 2012 (No. 21 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-92130
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line The Supreme Court of Mauritius PDF PDF (consulted on 2015-03-11)
Abstract/Citation: Gives effect in Mauritius to the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment and to provide for the setting up of a National Preventive Mechanism Division within the National Human Rights Commission.

1. Short title
2. Interpretation
3. National Preventive Mechanism Division
4. Functions of Division
5. Powers of Division
6. Meetings of Division
7. Staff of Division
8. Confidentiality of information
9. Protection from liability
10. Offences
11. Regulations
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