National Human Rights Commission (Mongolia)

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The National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia (Mongolian: Монгол Улсын Хүний Эрхийн Үндэсний Комисс; ХЭҮК) was established under the Law on the National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia 2000 (the Act) and commenced operations on 1 February 2001.

Mandate and functions

The Commission’s main activities include investigations, complaints handling and research. The Commission’s complaints mechanism is available to those complaining of violations of human rights by a public authority or a business. Eligible Complainants must be:

The Commission will reply within 30 days of receipt of a complaint, or 60 days where the Chief Commissioner grants an extension for further investigation and enquiry.

Complaints that will not be accepted:

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Commissioners and Secretariat

The Commission consists of three commissioners: Chairperson, two standing commissioners.[1]

Under to the Law on the National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia, the Commission has a Secretariat. The Secretariat of the Commission was established on 20 February 2001. The rules and regulations of the Secretariat are adopted by the Chief Commissioner, and the staff and salary fund are included in the budget approved by the State Great Hural.

Members of the Secretariat are civil administrative workers. The Secretariat primarily aims at providing the Commission with stable and steady activity, supporting the Chief Commissioner and the Commissioners in fulfilling their authority with methodological assistance.[2]


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