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Name: Persons with Disabilities Act, 2003 (No. 14 of 2003) (Cap. 133).
Country: Kenya
Subject(s): Disabled workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2003-12-31
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette Supplement, 2004-01-09, No. 111, pp. 281-313
ISN: KEN-2003-L-69444
Bibliography: Official Gazette Supplement, 2004-01-09, No. 111, pp. 281-313
Act on-line Act on-line ILO Disability Knowledge Sharing Platform PDF PDF (consulted on 2011-04-11)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Kenya Law, http://www.kenyalaw.org/, Kenya PDF of Revised Edition 2012 PDF of Revised Edition 2012 (consulted on 2014-11-13)
Abstract/Citation: Comprehensive legislation providing for rights and rehabilitation of persons with disabilities. Comprises 8 parts. Part 1 (s. 1-2) contains preliminary provisions. Part 2 (s. 3-10) establishes National Council for Persons with Disabilities. Part 3 (s. 11-28) regulates rights and privileges of persons with disabilities. Part 4 (s. 29-30) makes provision for civic rights. Part 5 (s. 32-34) establishes National Development Fund for Persons with Disabilities. Part 6 (s. 35-37) provides for relief and incentives. Part 7 (s. 38-44) contains miscellaneous provisions; Part 8 (s. 45-49) penal provisions.

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