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Original name: Lag (1994:749) om Handikappombudsmannen
Name: Disabled Persons' Ombudsman Act.
Country: Sweden
Subject(s): Disabled workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1994-06-09
Entry into force:
Published on: Svensk författningssamling, 1994-06-20, No. 749, pp. 1-2
ISN: SWE-1994-L-37639
Bibliography: Svensk författningssamling, 1994-06-20, No. 749, pp. 1-2
Act on-line in Swedish Act on-line in Swedish Svensk författningssamling, Sveriegs Riksdag, Sweden PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-05-17)
Abstract/Citation: Provides for an ombudsman to protect the rights of disabled persons. The ombudsman shall through discussions with authorities, enterprises and organizations prevent discrimination and unfair treatment of disabled persons. Authorities, enterprises and organizations are obliged to provide such information as the ombudsman may need. Establishes a Board to assist the ombudsman; the ombudsman is the chairman of the Board.
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