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Act No. XXIV of 2016 - Equal Opportunities (Persons with Disability) (Amendment) Act

Twelfth Legislature (2013 - 2017)

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Published on 10 May 2016

Bill No. 115 - Equal Opportunities (Persons with Disabilities) (Amendment No 2) Bill

Objects and Reasons

The objects and reasons of this Bill are to amend the provisions of the Equal Opportunities (Persons with Disability) Act, to provide for the updating of the law which came into force more than fifteen years ago by means of the principal provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol adopted on 13 December 2006 as well as to provide for a bill of rights for persons with disability.

Motion No. 249 - Equal Opportunities (Persons with Disability) (Amendment) Bill