Quick Facts about Persons with Disabilities and the Law
This is a draft document. It is based on extensive public consultation and research, and is now being circulated for comment. The LCO invites feedback on its content, scope, structure and format, as outlined in the accompanying document, “How to Comment”. Based on the comments received, a final version will be released to the public in mid- 2012.
The final Framework will be accompanied by a set of Background Papers, which will provide further details on the development of the Framework and the approaches employed, the sources and meaning of the principles on which the Framework is founded, and detailed case examples focussed on transitions in the lives of persons with disabilities. Citations for the sources of the Framework will be found in these forthcoming Papers. This Draft Framework is accompanied by a Background Paper on the principles for the law as it affects persons with disabilities.
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