National Human Rights Commission

Reorganising the cases & complaints mechanisms of the National Human Rights Commission – a project proposal for the production of a standardised treatment manual on cases and complaints by the NHRC
a) Conduct its investigations and inquiries in such manner as it considers appropriate
b) Institute any civil action on any matter it deems fit in relation to the exercise of its functions
c) Visit prisons, police cells and other places of detention in order to ascertain the conditions thereof and make recommendations to the appropriate authorities
d) Make determination as to the damages or compensation payable in relation to any violation of human rights where it deems necessary in the circumstances of the case
e) Co-operate with and consult with other agencies and organizations, governmental and non-governmental, as it may deem appropriate; and do such other things as are incidental, necessary, conducive or expedient for the performance of its functions under this act.

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