Human Rights Amendment Act 2001

Amendments to Part 1

4 Continuation of Human Rights Commission
  • Section 4 of the principal Act is amended by adding the following subsection:

    • (4) The capacities, rights, and powers referred to in subsections (2) and (3) may be exercised only—

      • (a) by persons authorised by or under this Act to perform functions of the Commission, for the purposes of performing those functions; or

      • (b) by the Director of Human Rights Proceedings, his or her alternate, or the staff of the Office of Human Rights Proceedings (acting in accordance with directions issued by the Director or his or her alternate), for the purposes of exercising or performing a function, power, or duty of the Director under this Act.