Topic: Section 1. The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993

The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993

(Act No. 10 of 1994)
[8th January 1994]

An act To provide for the constitution of a National Human Rights Commission, State Human Rights Commissions in States and Human Rights Courts for better protections of human rights and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

Be it enacted by Parliament in the forty-fourth year of the Republic of India as follows:

Section 1. Short title, extend and commencement


(1) This Act may be called the protection Human Rights Act, 1993.

(2) It extends to the whole of India.

(3) It shall be deemed to have come in to force on the 28th day of September 1993.