Definition of disability in selected national legislation

DEPARTMENT FOR ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL AFFAIRS, UNITED NATIONS
15 p

This useful resource is a collection of definitions of disability, as presented in selected national legislation and international agencies from across the globe. It also includes the dates when various countries implemented disability rights legislation. It would be useful for anyone with an interest in disability, human rights and legislation

Meeting:Ad Hoc Committee on a Comprehensive and Integral International Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights and Dignity of Persons with Disabilities [8th session]New York14-25 August 2006 

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