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Decree on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

This decree is issued in order to determine principles, rules and measures in activities taken for the protection of rights and interests of persons with disabilities, to formulate policies on treatment, health rehabilitation, vocational training, employment promotion and other policies aiming at promoting self-development and self-reliance of persons with disabilities, to eliminate all forms of discrimination against persons with disabilities, in order to create conditions for persons with disabilities to participate fully and on equal basis in social activities.

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Field Value
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
Document reference # No. 137/GoL
Issuing agency/parties
  • Government Office
  • English
  • Lao
Formal type of document Decree
Topics Social development
License Creative Commons Attribution
Copyright Unclear copyright
Status Signed and in effect
Adoption date/Enacted/Promulgation date/Signing date April 18, 2014
Effective/Enforced Date April 18, 2014
Publication reference – Referring to the Law of the Government of the Lao PDR No 02/NA dated 06 May 2003; – Referring to Labor law No 06 /NA dated 27 December 2006; – Referring to the Law on Hygiene, Disease Prevention and Health Care No 08/NA dated 21 December 2011; – Referring to the Law on Health Treatment No 09/NA dated 09 November 2005; – Referring to the Law on Education No 04/NA dated 03 July 2007 – Based on the proposal of the Minister of Labour and Social Welfare No 0505 / MLSW dated 24 February 2014
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Date modified December 11, 2019, 08:54 (UTC)