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DISABILITY ACTS, REGULATIONS & RESOURCES
The following links will take you to information about national regulations regarding the rights of people with special needs.
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AFGHANISTAN - The Comprehensive National Disability Policy in Afghanistan
ALBANIA - Promoting Disability Rights in Albania
ALGERIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
ANDORRA - European Committee of Social Rights (Andorra)
ANGOLA - Disability and Development Partners
ANTARCTICA - Disabled Travellers to Antarctica
ANTIGUA & BARBUDA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
ARGENTINA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
ARMENIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
AUSTRALIA - Disability Discrimination Act
AUSTRIA - Governing Disability in Austria
AZERBAIJAN - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
BAHRAIN - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
BANGLADESH - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
BARBADOS - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
BELARUS - Struggling With Barriers
BELGIUM - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
BELIZE - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
BENIN - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
BHUTAN - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
BOLIVIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
BOSNIA and HERZEGOVINA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
BOTSWANA - People with Disabilities - Republic of Botswana
BRAZIL - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
BRUNEI DARUSSALAM - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
BULGARIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
BURKINA FASO - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
BURUNDI - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
CAMBODIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
CAMEROON - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
CANADA - Canada Human Rights Act
CAPE VERDE - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
CHAD - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
CHILE - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
CHINA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
COLUMBIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
CORMOROS - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
COOK ISLANDS - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
COSTA RICA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
COTE d'IVOIRE - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
CROATIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
CUBA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
CYPRUS - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
CZECH REPUBLIC - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
DENMARK - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
DJIBOUTI - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
DOMINICA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
ECUADOR - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
EGYPT - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
EL SALVADOR - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
ERITREA - Article 14 - Constitution of Eritrea
ESTONIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
ETHIOPIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
EUROPEAN UNION - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
FIJI - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
FINLAND - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
FRANCE - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
GABON - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
GEORGIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
THE GAMBIA - Constitution of the Republic of The Gambia
GERMANY - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
GHANA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
GREECE - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
GRENADA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
GUATEMALA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
GUINEA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
GUYANA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
HAITI - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
HONDURAS - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
HONG KONG - CAP 487 Disability Discrimination Ordinance
HUNGARY - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
ICELAND - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
INDIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
INDONESIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
IRELAND - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
ISREAL - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
ITALY - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
JAMAICA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
JAPAN - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
JORDAN - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
KAZAKHSTAN - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
KENYA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
KUWAIT - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
KYRGYZSTAN - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
LAOS - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
LATVIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
LEBANON - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
LESOTHO - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
LIBERIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
LIBYA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
LITHUANIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
LUXEMBOURG - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
MACEDONIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
MADAGASCAR - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
MALAWI - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
MAYLASIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
MALDIVES - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
MALI - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
MALTA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
MAURITANIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
MAURITIUS - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
MEXICO - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
MOLDOVA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
MONACO - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
MONGOLIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
MONTENEGRO - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
MOROCCO - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
MOZAMBIQUE - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
MYANMAR - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
NAMIBIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
NAURU - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
NEPAL - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
THE NETHERLANDS - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
NEW ZEALAND - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
NICARAGUA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
NIGER - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
NIGERIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
NORWAY - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
OMAN - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
PAKISTAN - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
PALAU - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
PANAMA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
PARAGUAY - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
PERU - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
PHILIPPINES - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
POLAND - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
PORTUGAL - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
QATAR - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
ROMANIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
RUSSIAN FEDERATION - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
RWANDA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
SAN MARINO - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
SAUDI ARABIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
SCOTLAND - Disability Rights Commission Act 1999
SENEGAL - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
SERBIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
SEYCHELLES - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
SIERRA LEONE - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
SINGAPORE - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
SLOVAKIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
SLOVENIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
SOLOMON ISLANDS - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
SOUTH AFRICA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
SOUTH KOREA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
SPAIN - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
SRI LANKA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
ST. LUCIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
ST. VINCENT and THE GRENADINES - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
SUDAN - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
SURINAME - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
SWAZILAND - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
SWEDEN - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
SWITZERLAND - Switzerland Constitution
SYRIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
TAIWAN - People With Disabilities Rights Protection Act
TAJIKISTAN - Constitution Articles 34, 39
TANZANIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
THAILAND - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
TIMOR-LESTE - Constitution Articles 16, 21
TOGO - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
TONGA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
TUNISIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
TURKEY - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
TURKMENISTAN - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
UGANDA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
UKRAINE - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
UNITED KINGDOM - Disability Rights Commission Act 1999
UNTIED NATIONS - Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - Americans with Disabilities Act
URAGUAY - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
UZBEKISTAN - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
VANUATU - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
VENEZUELA - Law For People With Disability (Spanish)
VIETNAM - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
YEMEN - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
ZAMBIA - Signed UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
ZIMBABWE - Constitution Article 23


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