“In accordance with Article 51 (4) of the Constitution, the Chairperson, and members of the UHRC shall serve for a period of six years and are eligible for re-appointment. 

The Law is silent on the number of times the Chairperson and members may be reappointed which leaves open the possibility of unlimited tenure. 

The SCA encourages the UHRC to advocate for amendments to the Law to provide for limits on the number of times that the Chairperson and members may be reappointed. 

The SCA refers to Paris Principle B.3 and to its General Observation 2.2 on ‘Full-time members of an NHRI’.”