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Original name: Ustawa o rehabilitacji zawodowej i społecznej oraz zatrudnianiu osób niepełnosprawnych
Name: Act of 27 August 1997 on Vocational and Social Rehabilitation and Employment of Persons with Disabilities (Text No 776)
Country: Poland
Subject(s): Disabled workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1997-08-27
Entry into force:
Published on: Dziennik Ustaw, 1997-10-09, No. 123, pp. 3735-3749
ISN: POL-1997-L-48525
Bibliography: Dziennik Ustaw, 1997-10-09, No. 123, pp. 3735-3749
English translation (as amended up to December 2003), Ministry of Economy, Labour and Social Policy, Poland
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Abstract/Citation: Defines disability and disability grades, sets measures of occupational and social rehabilitation, regulates conditions of employment of disabled persons and imposes on employers specific duties and obligations while employing disabled persons. Regulates tasks and organisation of social services for disabled persons. Also establishes a National Consultative Council for Matters relating to Disabled Persons as well as a National Fund for the Rehabilitation of Disabled Persons.
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