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  1. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Transport Accident Act 1986 (No. 111).

    Adoption: 1986 | AUS-1986-L-51021

    Provides for compensation for persons who are injured or die as a result of transport accidents.

  2. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Equal Opportunity (Discrimination against Disabled Persons) Act 1982.

    Adoption: 1982-12-21 | AUS-1982-L-10677

    An Act to render unlawful certain kinds of discrimination on the ground of impairment, to amend the Equal opportunity Act 1977 [LS 1977-Aust.1] and for other purposes. No. 9843.

  3. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Workers' Compensation Act Amendment Act 1982.

    Adoption: 1982-04-29 | AUS-1982-L-10674

    An Act to amend the Workers Compensation Act 1971-1979; and to repeal the Workers Compensation (Insurance) Act 1980-1981 and the Workers Compensation (Special Provisions) Act 1977-1980. No. 47. Inter alia, inserts new Parts VIA (Rehabilitation of injured workers) and XA (Insurance) in the Workers Compensation Act 1971-1979.

  4. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Handicapped Persons Assistance Act 1974.

    Adoption: 1974-12-09 | AUS-1974-L-15098

    An Act to provide for assistance by Australia towards the provision of facilities for handicapped children, disabled persons and certain other persons. No. 134. Repeals the Handicapped Children (Assistance) Act 1970-1973 and Parts I to IVB and V of the Sheltered Employment (Assistance) Act 1967-1973.

  5. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Social Services Act (No. 4) 1973.

    Adoption: 1973-09-26 | AUS-1973-L-16113

    An Act relating to social services. No. 103. Numerous amendments to the Social Services Act 1947-1972 (LS 1947 - Austral. 3 ... 1951 - Aust. 2); inter alia, repeals s. 5 and adds a new Div. 4 B (Transitional benefit for the aged blind) in Part III and a new Part VIA (Double orphans' pensions).

  6. Australia - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Sheltered Employment (Assistance) Act 1967.

    Adoption: 1967-05-12 | AUS-1967-L-18858

    An Act to provide for assistance by the Commonwealth towards the provision of sheltered employment and accommodation for certain disabled persons. No. 22. Repeals the Disabled Persons Accommodation Act 1963.

  7. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Act to amend: Federal Disability Act and Federal Social Services Act (BGBl. I Nr. 66/2014) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2014-08-11 | Date of entry into force: 2014-08-11 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2010-10 | AUT-2014-L-98822

    Article 1. Amendment to the Federal Disability Act new section Va Assistance dogs, therapy dogs
    Article 2. Amendment to the Federal Social Services Act
    § 2a. Contact database.

  8. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Federal Act to amend The Equal Treatment Act, Federal Act on the Equal Treatment Commission and the Ombudsman, Federal Act on the Employment of Persons with Disabilities and Federal Disability Discrimination Act (BGBI. 7/2011). - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2011-01-20 | Date of entry into force: 2011-03-01 | AUT-2011-L-90241

    Article 1.
    Amendments to the Equal Treatment Act.
    Minor amendments in wording and numeration, also new sections introduced:
    § 10 Penalties
    § 11a Income Report
    § 24 Penalties
    Part III. Equal treatment regardless of sex or ethnicity in
    other areas
    Section 1
    § 30. Scope of legislation
    § 31. Equal treatment
    § 32. Definition
    § 33. Exemptions
    § 34. Positive undertakings
    § 35. Harassment and sexual harassment
    § 36. Bid non-discriminatory measures in housing
    § 37. Penalties
    § 38. Legal consequences of the breach of the equal treatment principle
    § 39. Prohibition of discrimination
    § 40. Promotion
    Section 2 Principles for the regulation of equal treatment irrespective of ethnic affiliation in other areas
    § 40a. Scope
    § 40b. Equal treatment, definitions, legal consequences
    § 40c. Commitment to the creation or designation of an independent body.

    Article 2.
    Amendsthe Equal Treatment Commission and Ombudsman Act regarding compliance with equal treatment principle and advocating for it, senate hearing in this matter. In particular § 6. concerning lawyer for equal treatment regardless of sex or ethnic affiliation in other areas.

    Article 3.
    Amendments to the Employment of Disabled Persons Act (BEinstG) in §7 in particular changing the amount 720€ for 1000€.

    Article 4.
    Amends the Federal Law on the Equality of Persons with Disabilities: changes in wording and amount 720euro changed for 1000euro.

  9. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Federal Social Services Act (BSRG) (BGBl. I Nr. 150/2002). (Bundessozialämterreformgesetz - BSRG)

    Adoption: 2002-08-23 | AUT-2002-L-67217

    Provides for establishment of Federal Office for Social Issues and Disabled Persons. Also makes miscellaneous amendments to a number of Acts.

  10. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Act amending the Federal Disability Act, the Employment of Persons with Disabilities Act, and the Finance Act 2001 (No. 60 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2001-06-26 | AUT-2001-L-60463

    Makes provision for elaboration of a regular report by the Ministry of Social Security on the situation of disabled persons in Austria. Also regulates payments in support of persons receiving accident insurance benefits.

  11. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Act amending provisions discriminating against persons with disablities in a number of Acts.

    Adoption: 1999-08-17 | AUT-1999-L-59119

    Amends a number of acts so as to rescind provisions discriminating against disabled persons.

  12. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Act to amend the Employment of Persons with Disabilities Act and the Financing of Workshops for Persons with Disabilities. No. 17

    Adoption: 1999-01-19 | AUT-1999-L-51627

    Amends provisions of the Act concerning the hiring of disabled persons (22/1970). Inter alia, allows the Labour Ministry to set the ratio of disabled persons to be hired at 1 out of 40 employees for certain economic sectors (as opposed to the 1 out of 25 ratio set forth by the Act of 1970). The amendments also concern the determination of disability by competent authorities and valid reasons for discontinuing an employment relationship with a disabled person.

  13. Austria - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Minister for Labour and Social Affairs on the determination of the compensation tax and the incentive according to the Employment of Persons with Disabilities Act for the year 1995.

    Adoption: 1995-02-28 | AUT-1995-R-41063

    Sets the compensation tax for the employment of a disabled person at 1920 Schillings and the incentive premium for employing a disabled person beyond the required number at 960 Schillings.

  14. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Act regarding the Federal Offices for Social Affairs and Matters relating to Disabled Persons (Bundessozialämtergesetz, (BSÄG), BGBl. 1994/314). [Text 46e].

    Adoption: 1994 | AUT-1994-L-49052

  15. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Federal Act of 27 June 1990 amending the Unemployment Insurance Act 1977 and the Special Assistance Act.

    Adoption: 1990-06-27 | Date of entry into force: 1990-07-01 | AUT-1990-L-22661

  16. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Federal Act of 17 May 1990 concerning advice, support and special assistance for persons with disabilities (Federal Disability Act - BBG)(BGBl. I Nr. 283/1990). (Bundesgesetz vom 17. Mai 1990 über die Beratung, Betreuung und besondere Hilfe für behinderte Menschen (Bundesbehindertengesetz - BBG)) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 1990-05-17 | Date of entry into force: 1990-07-01 | AUT-1990-L-91401

    Section I. Coordination of activities for rehabilitation of persons with disabilities
    Section II. Federal Disability advisor
    Section III. Information, advice and support
    Section IV. Special assistance for persons with disabilities
    Section V. Discounts for motor vehicles purchase
    Section VI. Disability badge
    Section VII. Fare discounts
    Section VIII. Organizational and related provisions

  17. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Federal Act amending the Employment of Persons with Disabilities Act 1969. Text No. 721.

    Adoption: 1988-09-27 | Date of entry into force: 1989-01-01 | AUT-1988-L-7243

    The amendments set forth a new definition of "disabled", eliminating the distinction between war-disabled and civilian-disabled. As amended, the Act places funding for sheltered workshops on a firmer footing and provides transport subsidies for disabled persons. Sec. 15 prescribes the duties of the Labour Offices in regard to placement of the disabled.

  18. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Loi fédérale modifiant la loi fédérale portant création du fonds national d'aide spéciale aux handicapés. Texte No. 214.

    Adoption: 1984-04-10 | AUT-1984-L-469

  19. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    A federal Act to amend the Employment of Persons with Disabilities Act 1969 [Text 22 of 1970]. Text No. 360.

    Adoption: 1982-06-30 | AUT-1982-L-10427

    Numerous amendments.

  20. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    A federal Act to set up a national fund for the provision of special assistance to disabled persons. Text No. 259.

    Adoption: 1981-05-07 | AUT-1981-L-11120

    Fund to provide benefits in connection with special measures for the medical, vocational and social rehabilitation of disabled persons.

  21. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    A federal Act to amend the Employment of Persons with Disabilities Act [Text No. 22 of 1970]. Text 96.

    Adoption: 1975-01-23 | AUT-1975-L-14595

    Amends ss. 1,4 to 10,15,16,22 and 25.

  22. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    A federal Act to amend the Employment of Persons with Disabilities Act. Text No. 329.

    Adoption: 1973-06-20 | AUT-1973-L-15513

    Numerous amendments.

  23. Austria - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Employment of Persons with Disabilities Act (BEinstG) (BGBl. No. 22/1970). (Behinderteneinstellungsgesetz) - Legislation on-line in German

    Adoption: 1969-12-11 | AUT-1969-L-42258

    Obligates employers employing more than 25 employees in their business to hire disabled persons (1 disabled person per 25 employees). The scope of application covers, according to the definition under section 2 of this Act, those persons who suffer a disability degree of 50 per cent. Employers also must take into consideration the specific requirements with respect to a disabled employee's workplace and other working conditions, so that it takes appropriate action to promote disabled employees. There is also a special kind of protection against dismissals. If there is no particular period of notice, the usual period is 4 weeks, but before every dismissal the employer must consult the works committee, the committee of disabled persons and the department of the Land dealing with disabled persons where the enterprise takes its seat. Otherwise the dismissal is void. On the other hand, employment contracts during a probationary period can be terminated by both employer and employee without notice. Consolidated text.

  24. Azerbaijan - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Law No. 284 of 25 August 1992 on social protection of invalids.

    Adoption: 1992-08-25 | Date of entry into force: 1992-10-01 | AZE-1992-L-46090

    Defines the concept of "invalid", provides for assessment of disability. Provides for disability prevention and medical rehabilitation, education and professional training of invalids, employment of invalids, creation of conditions for direct access of invalids to social infrastructure, material, social and medical assistance of invalids, and public organizations of invalids. Put into effect by Regulations No. 285 of 25 August 1992.

  25. Bahrain - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Law No. 22 of 2017 amending Law No. 74 of 2006 on the welfare, rehabilitation and employment of persons with disabilities. (قانون رقم 22 لسنة 2017 بتعديل المادة (2) من قانون رقم 74 لسنة 2006 بشأن رعاية وتأهيل وتشغيل المعاقين) - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-07-27 | Date of entry into force: 2017-07-28 | BHR-2017-L-106234

    This Law amends and replaces Article 2 of Law No. 74 of 2006 on the welfare, rehabilitation and employment of persons with disabilities.

  26. Bahrain - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 67 of 2016 providing rehabilitation certificate for persons with disabilities. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2016-07-14 | Date of entry into force: 2016-07-15 | BHR-2016-R-105496

    A person with disability who has been rehabilitated, shall be entitled to a free Certificate of Rehabilitation from the rehabilitation centers and organizations.

  27. Bahrain - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 12 of 2016 amending some provisions of Ministerial Order No. 24 of 2008 with respect to the entitlement standards for the disability allowance. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2016-02-25 | Date of entry into force: 2016-02-26 | BHR-2016-R-105477

    This Order amends Article (3)(1) and Article (4)(3) of Ministerial Order No. 24 of 2008 with respect to the entitlement standards for the disability allowance.

  28. Bahrain - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Law No. 59 of 2014 amending Article 5 of Law No. 74 of 2006 on the Welfare, Rehabilitation and Employment of Persons with Disabilities. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-10-02 | Date of entry into force: 2014-10-03 | BHR-2014-L-98524

    New paragraphs added to Article 5 of Law No. 74 of 2006 on the Welfare, Rehabilitation and Employment of Persons with Disabilities, which provides that disabled employee or person caring for disabled relative (first degree relative), are entitled to two paid rest hours.

  29. Bahrain - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 16 of 2013 granting a monthly salary increment for employees who assume the duties of education, rehabilitation or caring for disabled persons. - Legislation on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2013-04-04 | Date of entry into force: 2013-04-05 | BHR-2013-R-95114

    Employees who assume the duties of education, rehabilitation or caring for disabled persons in government schools affiliated to the Ministry of Education and Rehabilitation Centers that belongs to the Ministry of Social Development are entitled to a monthly salary increment as follows:

    100 BD to employees in the category of educational employment.
    50 BD to employees in the category of public employees.

    The Civil Service Bureau shall determine the positions whose occupants deserve defrayal of the aforesaid increment.

  30. Bahrain - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Law No. 22 of 2011 ratifying the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. - Legislation on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2011-07-07 | Date of entry into force: 2011-07-08 | BHR-2011-L-89822

    The Kingdom of Bahrain ratified the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Convention.

  31. Bahrain - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Law No. 40 of 2010 amending certain provisions of the Law No. 74 of 2006 on the welfare, rehabilitation and employment of persons with disabilities. - Legislation on-line in  Arabic

    Adoption: 2010-10-21 | Date of entry into force: 2011-01-01 | BHR-2010-L-89184

    Section 7 of Act No. 74 of 2006 is replaced as follows:
    Disabled persons are entitled to BD 100 monthly social allowance (as from January 1st 2011), according to the conditions and requirements established by a ministerial Order after the approval of the High Committee.
    This allowance will not affect any other rights or benefits granted to disabled persons.

  32. Bahrain - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 25 of 2008 with respect to accepting conditions at rehabilitation centres and organizations, home care and special workshops for the disabled.

    Adoption: 2008-05-25 | BHR-2008-R-82143

    Lists requirements for disabled persons wishing to assist at rehabilitation centres and organizations, home care and special workshops.

  33. Bahrain - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 26 of 2008 with respect to licensing conditions and procedures to allocate and operate rehabilitation organisations and centres, care shelters and homes together with special workshops for disabled persons.

    Adoption: 2008-05-25 | BHR-2008-R-82144

    All organisations, centres etc. must apply for a licence in order to operate. The Order provides the modalities for obtaining a licence.

  34. Bahrain - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Law No. 74 of 2006 on the welfare, rehabilitation and employment of persons with disabilities. - Legislation on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2006-10-26 | Date of entry into force: 2006-10-27 | BHR-2006-L-89510

    Concerning the welfare, rehabilitation and employment of persons with disabilities.

  35. Belarus - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of the Ministry of Health No. 104 of 24 December 2014 "To Approve the Regulation on the Procedure of Holding the Expertise of Temporary Working Disability". - Legislation On-Line in Russian

    Adoption: 2014-12-24 | Date of entry into force: 2015-03-12 | BLR-2014-R-99122

    On the basis of article 33 of the law "On Health Protection", approves the attached Regulation on the Procedure of Holding the Expertise of Temporary Working Disability defining the general provisions-namely the definition of temporary working disability, the period and expertise thereof (Chapter I); also the organization of the expertise with the detailed list of cases subjected to the expertise such as, inter alia, need for child care, care for a sick family member, conduction of medical expertise of the patient and directing him/her to another place or other country to get necessary medical care by the decision of the expertise commission, also child birth, adoption of a child.

  36. Belarus - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Law No. 104-3 of 4 January 2010 on Procedure and Conditions of Sending Citizens to Occupational Therapy Rehabilitation Centres. (Закон от 4 января 2010 года №104-З o порядке и условиях направления граждан в лечебно-трудовые профилактории и условиях нахождения в них) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-01-04 | Date of entry into force: 2010-01-14 | BLR-2010-L-86985

    Regulates relations arising from compulsory isolation and sending of citizens to occupational therapy rehabilitation centres; legal status of citizens residing in these centres as well as defines basis for termination or prolongation of stay at centres.

  37. Belarus - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 38 of 7 April 2003 of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection on the financing of expenses of centers of social works for the payment of unemployed disabled persons (Text No. 8/9452).

    Adoption: 2003-04-07 | BLR-2003-R-64079

  38. Belarus - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of the Ministry of Health No. 61 of 12 August 2002 to approve the Instruction to determine the group of disability and the Instruction to determine the reasons of disability (Text No. 8563).

    Adoption: 2002-08-12 | BLR-2002-R-62520

    Provides for basic provisions of medical and social expertise, determination of groups of disability (I, II, III) and establishes the various reasons for disability: inter alia, occupational disease, occupational accident, disability from childhood.

  39. Belarus - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 418 of 14 July 2000 to amend and supplement the Act on social protection of the disabled (Consolidation) (Text No. 329).

    Adoption: 2000-07-14 | Date of entry into force: 2000-08-25 | BLR-2000-L-57509

    Defines the term "disabled" and provides for the protection of rights, liberties and legal interests of the disabled. Also deals with rehabilitation and medical assistance for the disabled, their education and vocational training, guarantee of their rights in the field of labour (job placement, employment, working conditions and leave), creation of conditions for the free access of the disabled to the social infrastructure, social assistance for the disabled, and associations of disabled persons.

  40. Belarus - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations No. 472 of 11 July 1996 on the establishment of a Permanent Commission of the Supreme Soviet for matters concerning veterans and invalids. (Text No. 452)

    Adoption: 1996-07-11 | BLR-1996-R-45381

  41. Belarus - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 443 of 24 May 1996 to amend Section 44 of the Act of 11 November 1991 on social protection of the disabled. (Text No. 392)

    Adoption: 1996-05-24 | Date of entry into force: 1996-08-05 | BLR-1996-L-45382

    Amends point 5 of Section 44: after the words "on payment of inhabitable surface", adds: "and of technical service of privatized apartments".

  42. Belarus - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 564 of 17 October 1994 for prevention of disability and rehabilitation of the disabled. - Unofficial English translation (as amended up to 28 November 2003)

    Adoption: 1994-10-17 | BLR-1994-L-42955

    Unofficial English translation available.

  43. Belarus - Disabled workers - Law, Act

    Act No. 1224-XII of 11 November 1991 on social protection of the disabled.

    Adoption: 1991-11-11 | Date of entry into force: 1992-01-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2000-01-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 1995-01-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 1992-07-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 1993-01-01 | BLR-1991-L-34075

    Contains principles of social protection and social integration of the disabled, including disabled children. Provides for medical, vocational and social rehabilitation of disabled persons, their development, education and vocational guidance and their cultural activities and integration into the workforce.

  44. Belarus - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of the Supreme Soviet No. 1225-XII of 11 November 1991 on the entry into force of the Act No. 1224-XII of 11 November 1991 on social protection of the disabled.

    Adoption: 1991-11-11 | BLR-1991-R-34076

  45. Belgium - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté du Gouvernement de la Région de Bruxelles-Capitale du 14 décembre 2017 exécutant l'ordonnance du 2 février 2017 relative à l'obligation d'engager des personnes handicapées dans les administrations des pouvoirs locaux. - Service public fédéral Justice

    Adoption: 2017-12-14 | Date of entry into force: 2018-07-15 | BEL-2017-R-107490

  46. Belgium - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordonnance du 2 février 2017 relative à l'obligation d'engager des personnes handicapées dans les administrations des pouvoirs locaux. - Service public fédéral justice

    Adoption: 2017-02-02 | Date of entry into force: 2017-02-08 | BEL-2017-R-104579

  47. Belgium - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté du Gouvernement flamand du 19 décembre 2014 modifiant diverses dispositions de l'arrêté du Gouvernement flamand du 18 juillet 2008 relatif à l'intégration professionnelle des personnes atteintes d'un handicap à l'emploi. - Service public fédéral justice

    Adoption: 2014-12-19 | Date of entry into force: 2015-04-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2015-01-01 | BEL-2014-R-98579

  48. Belgium - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté du Gouvernement wallon du 7 février 2013 relatif à l'emploi de travailleurs handicapés dans les provinces, les communes, les centres publics d'action sociale et les associations de services publics. - Service public fédéral justice

    Adoption: 2013-02-07 | Date of entry into force: 2013-04-01 | BEL-2013-R-92493

    Abroge l'arrêté du Gouvernement wallon du 4 mars 1999 fixant le nombre de personnes handicapées que les centres publics d'aide sociale doivent occuper.

  49. Belgium - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté du Gouvernement wallon du 21 décembre 2012 modifiant l'arrêté du Gouvernement wallon du 7 novembre 2002 relatif aux conditions auxquelles les entreprises de travail adapté sont agréées et subventionnées. - Service public fédéral justice

    Adoption: 2012-12-21 | BEL-2012-R-92171

  50. Belgium - Disabled workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté du Gouvernement du 14 septembre 2010 modifiant l'arrêté du Gouvernement du 28 novembre 1995 relatif aux stages de réadaptation professionnelle pour handicapés. - Service public fédéral justice

    Adoption: 2010-09-14 | BEL-2010-R-85087

    Modifie les dispositions relatives aux conditions pour pouvoir bénéficier de ces stages.

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