Critique of Human Rights Commission is wrong

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Human Rights Commission

Joe Edward writes: Re. “Keane: IPA is right, Human Rights Commission might have to go” (Friday). Two things stand out. First, it’s not “blatantly anti-democratic” for the Commission to advocate in favour of the enactment of a charter of rights. As you point out in your article, the Commission is required (or at least authorised) by an act of parliament (its constituting statute) to advocate in favour of human rights.

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