Title:- Eliminating Sovereign and Official Immunity In Fundamental Human Rights Cases About the book:- SAHRDC's submission paper to the National Commission for the Review of the Working of the Constitution (NCRWC) of India. The Constitution of India allows for the immunisation of public officials and government institutions in cases of human rights violations. This is contrary to the prevailing international legal standards. Official immunity protects government personnel from criminal prosecution or civil suits even if they commit serious human rights abuses, while sovereign immunity prevents all government organs and institutions from being sued for damages for human rights violations committed by their officials. SAHRDC makes a case for the reform of this section of the Constitution to prevent official or sovereign immunity from infringing on fundamental rights guarantees.
Publisher:- South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre Publication date:- January 2001 ISBN:- 81-87379-05-7 Page:- 34p. Size:- 8.5" X 5.5" Price (India):- Rs.115.00 Price (International):- US $ 4.00