More teeth to human rights commission.

Thursday, 27 June 2013 - 19:42


Committee member of the Human Rights Commission and Atterney-at-Law Prathibha Mahanama Heva stated that it has decided to amend the 1996 Human Rights Act in order to give more teeth to the Human Rights Commission.


He said the new draft bill has already been prepared and it will be presented for Cabinet approval next month.


Mahanama Heva said that 3 ways to get the Commission recommendations implemented are explained in the new draft.