International Laws

Afghanistan

Albania

Algeria

  • Ratified CRPD
  • Signed CRPD Optional Protocol
  • Family Code Articles 11, 13
  • 1990 Act 90-11 on Labour Relations Article 17
  • Criminal Code Articles 314-320
  • Constitution Article 59

Andorra

Antigua and Barbuda

Argentina

Armenia

Australia

Austria

Azerbaijan

Bahrain

Bangladesh

Barbados

Belarus

Belgium

Belize

Benin

Bhutan

  • Signed CRPD
  • Constitution Article 9

Bolivia

Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Ratified CRPD
  • Ratified CRPD Optional Protocol
  • Act of 15 March 2010 On Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment of Disabled Persons
  • Regulations of 28 January 2002 On Evaluation of Working Capacity in Relation to Pension and Disability Insurance
  • Act of 2 August 2001 On the Protection of Mentally Handicapped Persons
  • Regulations of 23 June 1999 On Evaluation of Working Capacity in Relation to Pension and Disability Insurance

Botswana

Brazil

Brunei Darussalam

  • Signed CRPD

Bulgaria

Burkina Faso

Burundi

  • Signed CRPD
  • Signed CRPD Optional Protocol

Cambodia

Cameroon

Canada

Cape Verde

Central African Republic

  • Signed CRPD
  • Signed CRPD Optional Protocol
  • Had disability laws but the government was recently overthrown in a rebel coup and constitution suspended.

Chad

  • Signed CRPD
  • Signed CRPD Optional Protocol

Chile

China

Colombia

Comoros

  • Signed CRPD

Republic of the Congo

Cook Islands

  • Ratified CRPD
  • Ratified CRPD Optional Protocol

Costa Rica

Cote d’Ivoire

Croatia

Cuba

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark

Djibouti

  • Ratified CRPD
  • Ratified CRPD Optional Protocol
  • Criminal Code Article 390
  • The National Pension Fund Act of 28 October 1992 Article 52

Dominica

  • Ratified CRPD
  • Ratified CRPD Optional Protocol

Dominican Republic

Ecuador

Egypt

  • Ratified CRPD
  • Law No. 112 of 1980 on a Universal Social Security Scheme
  • Law No. 126 of 2008 amending the provisions of the Child Law
  • Social Insurance Law No. 92 of 1959
  • The Child Act
  • 2012 Constitution Articles 70, 72

El Salvador

  • Ratified CRPD
  • Ratified CRPD Optional Protocol
  • Ley de equiparcion de oportunidades para las personas con discapacidad
  • Regulation of Law Equality of Opportunity for People With Disabilities
  • Decree no. 247 on the obligation to employ people with physical limitations.
  • Decree no. 791 of the Legislative Assembly, which requires employers to protect and professional rehabilitation of disabled personnel of the Armed Forces.
  • Decree no. 21 establishing the Interinstitutional Committee for the professional integration of disabled people.

Eritrea

Estonia

Ethiopia

European Union

  • Ratified CRPD

Fiji

Finland

France

Gabon

Georgia

  • Signed CRPD
  • Signed CRPD Optional Protocol

The Gambia

Germany

Ghana

Greece

Grenada

  • Signed CRPD

Guatemala

Guinea

  • Ratified CRPD
  • Ratified CRPD Optional Protocol

Guyana

  • Signed CRPD
  • Constitution Articles 24, 149

Haiti

  • Ratified CRPD
  • Ratified CRPD Optional Protocol

Honduras

Hong Kong

Hungary

Iceland

India

Indonesia

Islamic Republic of Iran

Ireland

Israel

Italy

Jamaica

  • Ratified CRPD
  • Signed CRPD Optional Protocol
  • 1999 National Policy of Disability in Jamaica
  • Constitution Article 24

Japan

Jordan

Kazakhstan

Kenya

Kuwait

Kyrgyzstan

Laos

Latvia

Lebanon

  • Signed CRPD
  • Signed CRPD Optional Protocol

Lesotho

Liberia

  • Ratified CRPD
  • Signed CRPD Optional Protocol
  • Labour Practices Law

Libya

  • Signed CRPD
  • Disabled Persons Law No. 3
  • Law No. 13 of 1980 on Social Security
  • Law No. 20 of 1998 on the Social Care Fund
  • Law No. 5 of 1987 on disabled persons

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Macedonia (FYROM)

  • Ratified CRPD
  • Ratified CRPD Optional Protocol

Madagascar

Malawi

Malaysia

  • Ratified CRPD
  • Persons with Disabilities Act (2008)

Maldives

  • Ratified CRPD

Mali

  • Ratified CRPD
  • Ratified CRPD Optional Protocol

Malta

Mauritania

  • Ratified CRPD
  • Ratified CRPD Optional Protocol

Mauritius

Mexico

Federated States of Micronesia

  • Signed CRPD

Moldova

  • Ratified CRPD

Monaco

  • Signed CRPD

Mongolia

Montenegro

  • Ratified CRPD
  • Ratified CRPD Optional Protocol
  • Constitution Articles 64, 68, 69
  • 2008 Disability Training and Employment Act
  • The 2008 Medical and Technical Regulation

Morocco

  • Ratified CRPD
  • Ratified CRPD Optional Protocol

Mozambique

Myanmar

  • Ratified CRPD

Namibia

Nauru

  • Ratified CRPD

Nepal

The Netherlands

New Zealand

Nicaragua

Niger

Nigeria

Norway

  • Signed CRPD
  • Norwegian Plan for the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Development Cooperation, prepared by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs
  • University- and Higher Educations Act
  • The Education Act of 17 July 1998

Oman

  • Ratified CRPD

Pakistan

Palau

  • Signed CRPD

Palestinian Territory

Panama

Papua New Guinea

  • Signed CRPD

Paraguay

Peru

  • Ratified CRPD
  • Ratified CRPD Optional Protocol
  • Ley No. 27050 – Ley General de la Persona con Discapacidad
  • Supreme Decree No. 102–204–EF. Set the scale to be taken into account in applying the additional percentage on the salaries paid to disabled persons who are entitled to income–producing third rate employing disabled people. It also provides methods for certifying the condition of disability.
  • Wage Law. 949 per amending the Law on income tax to pay considering the deduction provided for in Article 35 of the General Law on Persons with Disabilities.
  • Act. 28,164 amending several articles of Law no. 27050, General Law of Persons with Disabilities.
  • Supreme Decree no. 001–2003–TR establishing the Registry of Companies Promote Persons with Disabilities.
  • Act. 27,139 amending article 6. of the Act. General Law for 27,050 disabled.
  • Engagement. RVMI–010–90, dated 26 January 1990 approving the rules of organization and functions of the National Institute of Rehabilitation.
  • Presidential Decree no. 001–89–SA which provides that disabled persons can access the vacancies in the three occupational groups that exist in public sector bodies.
  • Ministerial resolution no. 474–88–TR laying people have visual impairment and / or physical limitation in positions of telephone operators working in the sector.
  • Presidential Decree no. 037–88–TR for approving the regulations of law no. 24,759 (on the protection, care and occupational rehabilitation of disabled and legal regime governing the business of the disabled).
  • Act. 24,759, on Business Conditions of Disabled
  • Resolucion ministerial nom. 398–86–TR por la que se aprueba el reglamento interno para el funcionamiento de la Comision Nacional de Apoyo a la Colocacion Selectiva.
  • Act. 24,067 shares on the regulation of health, education, social work and advocacy on issues of promotion and delivery of services prevented in order to achieve social integration.
  • Law 23,285 of work for people with physical, sensory and intellectual.

Philippines

Poland

Portugal

Qatar

Romania

  • Ratified CRPD
  • Signed CRPD Optional Protocol

Russian Federation

  • Ratified CRPD
  • Constitution of the Russian Federation, Article 39
  • The decree of the President of the Russian Federation of 22 December 1993, No. 2254, on measures of state support for the activity of all-Russian associations of persons with disabilities.
  • The Federal Law on social services for older citizens and citizens with disabilities of 2 August 1995, No. 122.
  • The Federal Law on social protection for persons with disabilities in the Russian Federation of 24 November 1995, No. 181.

Rwanda

  • Ratified CRPD
  • Ratified CRPD Optional Protocol

San Marino

  • Ratified CRPD
  • Ratified CRPD Optional Protocol

Saudi Arabia

Scotland

Senegal

  • Ratified CRPD
  • Signed CRPD Optional Protocol

Serbia

Seychelles

Sierra Leone

Singapore

  • Signed CRPD
  • 1990 Barrier Free Accessibility Code

Slovakia

Slovenia

Solomon Islands

  • Signed CRPD
  • Signed CRPD Optional Protocol

South Africa

South Korea

Spain

Sri Lanka

St. Lucia

  • Signed CRPD

St. Vincent and the Grenadines

  • Ratified CRPD
  • Ratified CRPD Optional Protocol

Sudan

  • Ratified CRPD
  • Ratified CRPD Optional Protocol
  • Child Act, 2004

Suriname

  • Signed CRPD

Swaziland

Sweden

Switzerland

Syria

Taiwan

Tajikistan

Tanzania

Thailand

Timor-Leste

Togo

  • Ratified CRPD
  • Ratified CRPD Optional Protocol

Tonga

  • Signed CRPD

Trinidad and Tobago

  • Signed CRPD

Tunisia

  • Ratified CRPD
  • Ratified CRPD Optional Protocol

Turkey

Turkmenistan

Uganda

Ukraine

United Arab Emirates

  • Ratified CRPD
  • Signed CRPD Optional Protocol

United Kingdom

United States of America

Uruguay

Uzbekistan

Vanuatu

  • Ratified CRPD

Venezuela

Vietnam

Yemen

  • Ratified CRPD
  • Ratified CRPD Optional Protocol

Zambia

Zimbabwe