Legal Document

The Enforced Disappearances Enquiry, Truth and Reconciliation Commission Act, 2071 (2014) - Nepal

Publication Year
Asia and the Pacific
Thematic Area
The Search Process / Mechanisms / Law & Policies / Families
Transitional Justice / Right to Know/Truth / Reparation / Reconciliation / Enforced Disappearance / Criminal Justice
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The Act provides for the establishment of the Enforced Disappearances Enquiry, Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Nepal, with the following functions:
(a) To investigate into the incidents of the gross violation of human rights, and find out and record the truth and bring it out for the general public,
(b) To ascertain victims and perpetrators,
(c) To endeavor to bring about reconciliation between the perpetrators and victims, and to bring about reconciliation,
(d) To make recommendation on reparation to be provided to the victims or their families,
(e) To make recommendation for legal action against those perpetrators to whom amnesty is not granted and in the case of whom reconciliation has not been reached,
(f) To provide the victims with identity cards as prescribed and also provide them with information after completion of investigation.
(g) To carry out, or cause to be carried out, other functions as specified in this Act.