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Law and Disability Acts of Other Countries

posted 13 May 2010 06:50 by Nilesh Singit

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European Disability Forum THE MADRID DECLARATION “NON DISCRIMINATION PLUS POSITIVE ACTION  RESULTS IN SOCIAL INCLUSION”
Recommendations and Guidelines to promote community living for children with disabilities and deinstitutionalisation, as well as to help families to take care of their disabled child at home
A Declaration of Rights of Deaf-Blind Persons, in Conference of Hope: Proceedings of the First Historic Helen Keller World Conference on Services to Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults 91-92 (1977
Inter-American Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Persons With Disabilities, AG/RES. 1608, 7 June 199


Argentina Ley 22.431, y decreto reglamentario 498/83
Australia
Disability Discrimination Act 1992
Bolivia
Ley no. 1678 (1995), and english summary
Brazil
Constitution (1988)
Bulgaria
Law for Protection, Rehabilitation and Social Integration of Disabled(including 2002 amendments)
Canada Constitution- Charter of Rights & Freedoms (1982)
Canadian Human Rights Act
Employment Equity Act
Chile Ley no. 19.284 (1994), and english summary
China
Law of the People's Republic of China on the Protection of Disabled Persons
Colombia
LEY 361 DE 1997
Costa Rica Law no. 7600 (May 29, 1996) English translation
Ecuador Ley sobre discapacidades no. 180 (1992), and english summary
Ethiopia The Rights of Disabled Persons to Employment Proclamation, no. 101/1994
Labour Proclamation, no. 42 of 1993 - extracts
Fiji
Fiji Constitution (1988)
Finland Constitution (2000)
France Code Penal - extracts, and english summary
Code de Travail - extracts, and english summary
Loi no. 91-663 (13 July 1991), and english summary
Decree no. 98-543, and english summary
Decree no. 99-756, and english summary
Decree no. 99-757, and english summary
Accords de Branch (25 March 1993), and english summary
Gambia
Constitution (1996 Draft)
Germany Constitution (1949, amendments to 1998)
Severely Handicapped Persons Act -extracts (1986)
Ghana Constitution (1992)
The Disabled Persons Act 1993
Guatemala
Law of Attention to Persons with Disabilities, 135-1996
Hong Kong
Hong Kong Ordinance on Disability, c. 478 (1990)
Hungary Constitution (1949, amendments to 1997)
Equalization Opportunity Law (Act no. XXVI of 1998)
Ireland Employment Equality Act (no. 21 of 1998)
Equal Status Act, 2000
National Disability Authority Act, 1999
Israel Equal Rights for People with Disabilities Law, 5758-1998
Japan
Human Resources Development Promotion Law
Jordan
Law for the Welfare of Disabled Persons, no. 12 of 1993
Kenya
REPUBLIC OF KENYA NATIONAL DISABILITY POLICY 2006
Korea Welfare law for Persons with Disabilities (no. 4179, Dec. 30, 1989)
Act Relating to Employment Promotion, etc. of the handicapped (no. 4129, jan. 15, 1990)
The Special Education Promotion law (amended on Jan. 7, 1994)
Luxembourg Loi sur les travailleurs handicapes (Nov. 12 1991), and english summary
Code Penal - extracts (ss. 444 & 453-58) (1997), and english summary
Madagascar Loi no. 97-044 sur les personnes handicapees
Code de Travail - extracts (1994)
Malawi
Constitution (1994)
No. 48 of 1971
Malta Equal Opportunities (Persons with Disability) Act (2000)
Mauritius
Training and Employment of Disabled Persons Act, 1996
Mexico
Lay Para Las Personas Con Discapacidad Del Distrito Federal
Namibia Labour Act 1992 - extracts
National Vocational Training Act, no. 18, 1994
Netherlands
Act on Equal Treatment on the Grounds of Handicap or Chronic Illness (2003)
New Zealand Human Rights Act, 1993
Human Rights Amendment Act of 2001
Disabled Persons Employment Promotion (Repeal and Related Matters) Bill (18 May 2004, No. 138-1)
Nicaragua
Ley no. 202 (1995)
Nigeria
Nigerians with Disability Decree 1993
Panama
Codigo de la familia, Ley no. 3, may 17, 1994 - extracts, and english summary
Paraguay
LABOUR CODE OF 1961 (abstract)
Paraguay
POLITICAL CONSITUTION OF 1992 (abstracts)
Philippines
Magna Carta for the Disabled
Peru
Ley No. 27050 - Ley General de la Persona con Discapacidad
Scotland Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (c. 50)
cotland2 - Disability Discrimination (Services & Premises) Regulations 1996
cotland3 - Disability Rights Commission Act 1999 (c. 17)
South Africa Constitution - Bill of Rights (1996)
Employment Equity Bill (B60-98)
Spain ACT NO. 8, TO PROMULGATE A WORKER'S CHARTER
Ley 51/2003 - de igualdad oportunidades, no discriminación y accesibilidad universal de las personas con discapacidad
Sri Lanka
1996 Protection of Persons with Disabilities Law
Sweden Act Concerning Support & Service for Persons with Certain Functional Impairments, SFS 1993: 387
Law on a Ban Against Discrmination Disabled Persons in Working Life, 1999- 132
Act Prohibiting Discrimination, SFS 2003: 307
Switzerland
Constitution (2000)
Thailand
1991 Rehabilitation of Disabled Persons Act
Uganda
Constitution (1995)
Uruguay
Ley 16.095 - Establécese un sistema para asegurarles una protección integral a discapacitades
United Kingdom Disability Discrimination Act 1995
Disability Rights Act 1999
Northern Ireland, Disability Discrimination Regulations 1996
USA  MATERIALS IN OTHER PACKAGE
Venezuela
Ley para la integracion de las personas incapacitadas (Aug. 15, 1993)
Zambia
 The Persons with Disabilities Act 1996
Zimbabwe
Disabled Persons Act 1992

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