Hungary’s Act XXVI of 1998. ( ON PROVISION OF THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS LIVING WITH DISABILITY AND THEIR EQUALITY OF OPPORTUNITY ). Where is Hungary?. General Overview of the Hungarian Republic.
Hungary’s Act XXVI of 1998
( ON PROVISION OF THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS LIVING WITH DISABILITY AND THEIR EQUALITY OF OPPORTUNITY)
public services and transportation
Public Accommodation and Environment
Hungary’s Act XXVIandUN Draft Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (aka Draft Comprehensive and Integral International Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights and Dignity of Persons with Disability)
PREAMBLEDraft Article 1: PURPOSEDraft Article 2: GENERAL PRINCIPLESDraft Article 3: DEFINITIONSDraft Article 4: GENERAL OBLIGATIONSDraft Article 5: PROMOTION OF POSITIVE ATTITUDES TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIESDraft Article 6: STATISTICS AND DATA COLLECTIONDraft Article 7: EQUALITY AND NON-DISCRIMINATIONDraft Article 8: RIGHT TO LIFEDraft Article 9: EQUAL RECOGNITION AS A PERSON BEFORE THE LAWDraft Article 10: LIBERTY AND SECURITY OF THE PERSONDraft Article 11: FREEDOM FROM TORTURE OR CRUEL, INHUMAN OR DEGRADING TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENTDraft Article 12: FREEDOM FROM VIOLENCE AND ABUSEDraft Article 13: FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION AND OPINION, AND ACCESS TO INFORMATIONDraft Article 14: RESPECT FOR PRIVACY, THE HOME AND THE FAMILYDraft Article 15: LIVING INDEPENDENTLY AND BEING INCLUDED IN THE COMMUNITYDraft Article 16: CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIESDraft Article 17: EDUCATIONDraft Article 18: PARTICIPATION IN POLITICAL AND PUBLIC LIFEDraft Article 19: ACCESSIBILITYDraft Article 20: PERSONAL MOBILITYDraft Article 21: RIGHT TO HEALTH AND REHABILITATIONDraft Article 22: RIGHT TO WORKDraft Article 23: SOCIAL SECURITY AND AN ADEQUATE STANDARD OF LIVINGDraft Article 24: PARTICIPATION IN CULTURAL LIFE, RECREATION, LEISURE AND SPORTDraft Article 25: MONITORING
The purpose of this Convention shall be to ensure the full, effective and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by persons with disabilities
1. To Define the rights of persons living
2. To ensure equality of opportunity.
a. the built67 environment,
b. to transportation,
c. to information and communications, (including information
and communications technologies), and
d. to other services 68 in order to ensure the capacity of
persons with disabilities to live independently and to
participate fully in all aspects of life.
1. sign language,
2. tactile communication,
4. large print,
6. accessible multimedia,
7. human reader (and other augmentative or alternative modes of communication, including accessible information and communication technology).
a. information of public interest, as well as to
b. information related to the rights to which
the disabled are entitled and the services
provided for them.
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a. sensory-particularly sight, hearing-locomotor
or intellectual functions,
b. or who is substantially restricted in
communication and is thereby placed at a
permanent disadvantage regarding active
participation in the life of society