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Disability Discrimination Act.

Disability Discrimination Act.

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Published by Indicator in Ashford .
Written in English


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Includes 1 CD-Rom.

SeriesAdvice Kits
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Pagination28p.
Number of Pages28
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Open LibraryOL22818800M


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The book applies Social Analytic Jurisprudence, a framework for testing legal assumptions regarding behavior, and identifies. The Act makes disability discrimination unlawful and promotes equal rights, equal opportunity and equal access for people with disabilities.

In relation to work, the DDA covers all areas of employment and makes it unlawful for a person to be discriminated against because of. What counts as a disability. There are rules about what the law counts as a disability, when considering whether or not discrimination has taken place.

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Formerly, it made it unlawful to discriminate against people in respect of their disabilities in relation to employment, the Citation: c The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) applies to a range of areas, including the provision of services, standards of premises and employment rights.

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Examples can be found in the definition of disability in the Disability Discrimination Act (Cth). The Disability Discrimination Act is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which has now been repealed and replaced by the Equality Act (), except in Northern Ireland where the Act still applies.

Formerly, it made it unlawful to discriminate against people in respect of their disabilities in relation to employment, the provision of goods and services, education Long title.

Get this from a library. Review of the Disability Discrimination ACT draft report. [Australia. Productivity Commission.]. Part One explains what disability discrimination is.

Read Part One to understand how the law might apply to you. Part One also explains some of the differences between New South Wales and Federal laws. Part One is a useful resource for advocates and legal practitioners who want to assist clients who are experiencing disability Size: 1MB.

The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) aims to eliminate discrimination against persons on the grounds of disability in the area of work, accommodation, education, access to premises, clubs and sport; and the provision of goods, facilities and services.

The complexity of the ticket book was such that having the print version read out. 11th September Managing staff. The Disability Discrimination Act is a law that you certainly don’t want to ignore. It protects people with disabilities from intentional and deliberate unfair treatment, but is also there to protect against accidental unfair treatment.

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§ The Americans with Disabilities Act of (ADA), 42 USC et seq., as amended by the ADA Amendments Act ofPub L NoStat () (effective January 1, ), prohibits discrimination against a “qualified individual on the basis of disability” in all aspects of employment.

42 USC (a).ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Previous edition: Description: lxv, pages ; 25 cm: Contents: This new edition includes coverage of recent major changes in disability discrimination law, including the Disability Discrimination Actwhich amends the Act in the following ways:* it imposes a new duty (the disability equality duty).

The assumed choice between random, senseless death and disability discrimination is a false choice. Maybe we can treat people fairly, save lives, and not discriminate against disabled people, even.