Section 29 in The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993

Title: Application of certain provisions relating to National Human Rights Commission to State Commissions

Description: The provisions of sections 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18 shall apply to a State Commission and shall have effect, subject to the following modifications, namely:— (a) references to "Commission" shall be construed as references to "State Commission"; (b) in section 10, in sub-section (3), for the word "Secretary-General", the word "Secretary" shall be substituted; (c) in section 12, clause (f) shall be omitted; (d) in section 17, in clause (i), the words "Central Government or any" shall be omitted.

Title: Human Rights Courts

Description: For the purpose of providing speedy trial of offences arising out of violation of human rights, the State Government may, with the concurrence of the Chief Justice of the High Court, by notification, specify for each district a Court of Session to be a Human Rights Court to try the said offences: Provided that nothing in this section shall apply if— (a) a Court of Session is already specified as a special court; or (b) a special court is already constituted, for such offences under any other law for the time being in force.

Title: Special Public Prosecutor

Description: For every Human Rights Court, the State Government shall, by notification, specify a Public Prosecutor or appoint an advocate who has been in practice as an advocate for not less than seven years, as a Special Public Prosecutor for the purpose of conducting cases in that Court.

Title: Grants by the Central Government

Description: (1) The Central Government shall, after due appropriation made by Parliament by law in this behalf, pay to the Commission by way of grants such sums of money as the Central Government may think fit for being utilised for the purposes of this Act. (2) The Commission may spend such sums as it thinks fit for performing the functions under this Act, and such sums shall be treated as expenditure payable out of the grants referred to in sub-section (1).

Title: Grants by the State Government

Description: (1) The State Government shall, after due, appropriation made by Legislature by law in this behalf, pay to the State Commission by way of grants such sums of money as the State Government may think fit for being utilised for the purposes of this Act. (2) The State Commission may spend such sums as it thinks fit for performing the functions under Chapter V, and such sums shall be treated as expenditure payable out of the grants referred to in sub-section (1).