Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 – An Overview

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Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 – An Overview

Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 – An Overview

Overview

Compared to the PWD Act, the current RPD Act strengthens the regulatory, monitoring, and grievance redressal mechanisms in terms of their functions and composition. It also stipulates designation of special court at the district level for fast tracking cases of persons with disabilities under the Act.

This document contains a brief narrative and overview of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 with a view to enabling corporates, social workers, human rights activists, rehabilitation professionals, academia, etc. to acquire an overall understanding of this important legislation so that they are able to do their bid in the matter of its implementation. The narrative also contains a segment that focuses on the role and obligations of the private sector.

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