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Powers of the Commission

Without prejudice the Commission shall:

  1. Promote the elimination of all forms of discrimination on the basis of ethnicity or race;
  2. Discourage persons, institutions, political parties and associations from advocating or promoting discrimination or discriminatory practices on the ground of ethnicity or race;
  3. Promote tolerance, understanding and acceptance of diversity in all aspects of national life and encourage full participation by all ethnic communities in the social, economic, cultural and political life of other communities;
  4. Plan, supervise, co-ordinate and promote educational and training programmes to create public awareness, support and advancement of peace and harmony among ethnic communities and racial groups;
  5. Promote respect for religious, cultural, linguistic and other forms of diversity in a plural society;

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