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Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities (Prohibition) Act, 2019 🇳🇬

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Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities (Prohibition) Act, 2019

  • Assented to on 17 January 2019
  • Commenced on 17 January 2019
  • [Up to date as at 17 January 2019]
An Act to provide for the full integration of persons with disabilities into the society, establish the National Commission for People with Disabilities and vest in the Commission the responsibilities for their education, health care, social, economic and civil rights; and for related matters.ENACTED by the National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria -


1. Prohibition of discrimination and penalty

(1)A person with disability shall not be discriminated against on the ground of his disability by any person or institution in any manner or circumstance,
(2)A person who contravenes subsection (I commits an offence and is liable on conviction to, if the person is -(a)a body corporate, a fine of N 1,000,000; and(b)an individual, a fine of N 100,000 or six months …

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