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Section 15 Protection of Human Rights Act 1993: Statement made by persons to Commission

Section 15 (Statement made by persons to the Commission) under Chapter III (Functions and Powers of the Commission) of the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 —

❝No statement made by a person in the course of giving evidence before the Commission shall subject him to, or be used against him in, any civil or criminal proceeding except a prosecution for giving false evidence by such statement:

 Provided that the statement—
  (a) is made in reply to the question which he is required by the Commission to answer; or
  (b) is relevant to the subject matter of the inquiry.❞



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Notes:

The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 (No. 10 of 1994) was amended by:
- the Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Act, 2000 (No. 49 of 2000) (w.e.f. 11-12-2000);
- the Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Act, 2006 (No. 43 of 2006) (w.e.f. 23-11-2006).

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