The Parades Commission
Under the Public Processions (NI) Act 1998 the Duties and Functions of the Commission are:
- to promote greater understanding by the general public of issues concerning public processions.
- to promote and facilitate mediation as a means of resolving disputes concerning public processions.
- to keep itself generally informed as to the conduct of public processions and protest meetings.
- to keep under review, and make such recommendations as it thinks fit to the Secretary of State concerning the operation of the Act.