Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Act,2006
Section 9. Amendment of Section 12
In Section 12 of the principal Act,-
(a) in clause (a), after the words “or any person on his behalf, the words “or on a direction or order of any court” shall be inserted;
(b) for clause (c), the following clause shall be substituted, namely:-
“(c) visit, notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force, any jail or other institution under the control of the State Government, where persons are detained or lodged for purposes of treatment, reformation or protection, for the study of the living conditions of the inmates thereof and make recommendations thereon to the Government;”.