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Section 16 Protection of Human Rights Act 1993: Persons likely to be prejudicially affected to be heard

Section 16 (Persons likely to be prejudicially affected to be heard) under Chapter III (Functions and Powers of the Commission) of the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 —

❝If, at any stage of the inquiry, the Commission—

  (a) considers it necessary to inquire into the conduct of any person; or
  (b) is of the opinion that the reputation of any person is likely to be prejudicially affected by the inquiry,

it shall give to that person a reasonable opportunity of being heard in the inquiry and to produce evidence in his defence:

Provided that nothing in this section shall apply where the credit of a witness is being impeached.❞



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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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