Policy and Legislation: Selected Countries

Policy and Legislation: Selected countries

Note: Policy and legislation documents featured here only include documents in English or are English translation of the original documents, unless stated otherwise.


Southeast Asia

Cambodia: Law On The Protection and The Promotion Of The Rights Of Persons With Disabilities

Indonesia: Law on Disabilities (No. 8/2016); original name in Bahasa Indonesia: Undang-Undang Tentang Penyandang Disabilitas

Philippines: RA 7277 Magna Carta for Persons with Disabilities (1990)

Singapore: Enabling Masterplan

Thailand: Persons with Disabilities Empowerment Act, B.E. 2550 (2007)

Vietnam: National Law on Persons with Disabilities (2010)


Asia Pacific

Australia: Disability Discrimination Act 1992

China: Law on the Protection of Persons with Disabilities (2008)

India: The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016


Other countries

United Kingdom: Equality Act 2010, Mental Capacity Act 2005

United States of America: Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990