CHAPTER 3:09
LAW COMMISSION

ARRANGEMENTS OF SECTIONS

   SECTION

PART I
PRELIMINARY

   1.   Short title

   2.   Interpretation

PART II
STAFF OF THE COMMISSION

   3.   The Law Commissioner

   4.   Other staff of the Commission

   5.   Other members of the Commission

PART III
FUNCTIONS OF THE COMMISSION

   6.   Functions

   7.   Duties

   8.   Powers

PART IV
REPORTS OF THE COMMISSION

   9.   Publication of reports

   10.   Laying of reports in Parliament

   11.   Reference of reports to other Ministers

   12.   Promulgation of draft legislation recommended by the Commission

   13.   Comments by Cabinet, etc.

PART V
FINANCIAL PROVISIONS

   14.   Funding of the Commission

   15.   Accounting and auditing

PART VI
MISCELLANEOUS

   16.   Regulations

13 of 1998

An Act to make provision for the functional operation of the Law Commission established under Part XII of the Constitution and for matters connected therewith or ancillary thereto

[3RD JULY 1998]

PART I
PRELIMINARY

1.   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Law Commission Act.

2.   Interpretation

   In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

   “Commission” means the Law Commission established under Chapter XII of the Constitution;

   “Law Commissioner” means the officer designated and appointed as such under section 133 of the Constitution;

   “matter” in relation to the work of the Commission, means a matter within the competence of the Commission under the Constitution or this Act;

   “programme” means a programme of the work of the Commission prepared and published under section 7 (a);

   “report” means a report of the findings and recommendations of the Commission required by section 135 (d) of the Constitution to be submitted to the Minister and to be published and laid in Parliament by him.

PART II
STAFF OF THE COMMISSION

3.   The Law Commissioner

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