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Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission. (2016) The public sector duty. Eliminating discrimination, promoting equality and protecting human rights. Dublin: Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission.

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The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission is Ireland’s national human rights institution and national equality body. The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (‘the Commission’)was established by the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Act 2014 (‘the IHREC 2014 Act’).

The Commission has a statutory remit to protect and promote human rights and equality in the State, to promote a culture of respect for human rights, equality and intercultural understanding and to promote understanding and awareness of the importance of human rights and equality. The Commission is tasked with reviewing the adequacy and effectiveness of law, policy and practice relating to the protection of human rights and equality and with making recommendations to Government on measures to strengthen, protect and uphold human rights and equality.


Date:August 2016
Pages:16 p.
Publisher:Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission
Corporate Creators:Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission
Place of Publication:Dublin
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Subjects:MA-ML Social science, culture and community > Social position > Social equality and inequality
MM-MO Crime and law > Legal rights > Rights of substance users
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Policy
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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