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Bill No. 223
Equal Opportunities (Persons with Disability) (Amendment) Bill Back to List

Thirteenth Legislature (2017 - 2022)

Objects and Reasons

The objects of this Bill are to amend the Equal Opportunities (Persons with Disability) Act, Cap 413 and to provide for matters ancillary or consequential thereto, in particular to ensure fulfilment of Malta’s obligations in terms of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the United Nations Principles relating to the Status of National Institutions (the Paris Principles), and more specifically in relation to the structure and functions of the Commission for the Rights of Persons with Disability, in general and in respect of investigations, compliance and enforcement, redress mechanisms ensuring access to justice, as well as concerning the Commission’s market surveillance function in relation to Directive (EU) 2019/882 on the accessibility requirements for products and services (European Accessibility Act).

Motion No. 553 - Equal Opportunities (Persons with Disability) (Amendment) Bill

Act No. LVIII of 2021 - Equal Opportunities (Persons with Disability) (Amendment) Act


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