The amendments to Disability Bill: what they are, what they will do


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The government will bring 119 amendments to the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2014. The legislation has been pending in Rajya Sabha since February 2014; the term of the UPA government ended soon after it was introduced.
The draft legislation is based on the 2010 report of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment’s expert Sudha Kaul Committee, and will replace the Persons with Disabilities Act, 1995. The Bill is being brought to comply with the UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities, to which India became a signatory in 2007.

Source : http://indianexpress.com/article/explained/disabilities-bill-amendment-discrimination-against-differently-abled-4424039/

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