Q. Which of the following is/are function/s of national human rights commission?
1.To inquire into any violation of human rights or negligence.
2.To visit jails and detention places to study the living conditions of inmates and make recommendation.
3.To study treaties and other international instruments on human rights and make recommendations for their effective implementation.
Choose the correct answer from below given codes:

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D
Notes:

Explanation: The functions of the Commission are:

  • To inquire into any violation of human rights or negligence in the prevention of such violation by a public servant, either suo motu or on a petition presented to it or on an order of a court.
  • To intervene in any proceeding involving allegation of violation of human rights pending before a court.
  • To visit jails and detention places to study the living conditions of inmates and make recommendation thereon.
  • To review the constitutional and other legal safeguards for the protection of human rights and recommend measures for their effective implementation.
  • To review the factors including acts of terrorism that inhibits the enjoyment of human rights and recommend remedial measures.
  • To study treaties and other international instruments on human rights and make recommendations for their effective implementation.

Source: Laxmikanth Polity