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Persons with Disabilities Rules, 1996

Persons with Disabilities Rules, 1996

33004/96 Registered No. DL-33004/96

The Gazette of India
Extraordinary
Part II - Section 3
Published By Authority
Ministry of Welfare

Notification

New Delhi, the 31st December, 1996

S.O. 908(E). - In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (2) of sections 73 of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 (1 of 1996), the Central Government hereby make the following rules, namely:

Chapter I - Preliminary

Short Title and Commencement: -

 (1) These rules may be called the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Rules, 1996.
 (2) They shall come into force on date of their Publication in the Official Gazette.

Definitions: - In these rules unless the context otherwise requires:

   1. "Act" means the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 (1 of 1996);

   2. "Chairperson" means a Chairperson appointed under the Act,

   3. "Vice Chairperson" means a Vice-Chairperson appointed under the Act;

   4. "Member" means a Member appointed under the Act;

   5. "Member-Secretary" means a Member-Secretary appointed under the Act;

   6. "Special Employment Exchange" means special employment exchange, special cell in normal employment exchange and such employment exchanges which are notified special employment exchanges by notification in the Official Gazette.

   7. "Year" means the financial year commencing on the first day of April.

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