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About the Authority

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The Public Authority for Disability Affairs was established by Law No. 8 of 2010 issued in the Official Gazette "Kuwait Alyoum" in No. 964 dated 28/2/2010. It is a legal authority subject to the supervision of the Minister of Social Affairs and Labor.

 

In particular, the authority specializes in approving the general policy for the care of persons with disabilities, following up on its implementation and development reports, setting regulations and defining procedures related to implementing the country's obligations stipulated in Law No. 8 of 2010.

 

In addition to ensuring the rights of children with disabilities, building their capabilities, developing their skills, promoting their inclusion in society, and ensuring equality Opportunities and non-discrimination in rights on the basis of disability.  Law No. 8 of 2010 regarding the rights of persons with disabilities After reviewing the constitution and the Penal Code promulgated by Law No. 16 of 1960 and its amending laws.