Isnin, 12 Januari 2009

Tuesday January 13, 2009

Bar Council to hold forum on Disabilities Act
KUALA LUMPUR: The Bar Council Law Reform and Special Areas Committee is organising a half-day forum, Persons with Disabilities Act 2008 – What Next, on Saturday.
The forum, from 8.30am to 1pm, is aimed at educating the disabled, their families, care-givers and members of the public on the legal rights of the disabled as enshrined in the Persons with Disabilities Act 2008, said a statement from the committee yesterday.
The speakers will focus on the civil and criminal aspects of the Act, and the adequacy for the needs of the disabled to lead a life of quality.
The importance of implementation of relevant provisions in the Act regarding employment, vocational training and others to cope with the increasing number of disabled adults in the community will also be highlighted.
Family, Women and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ng Yen Yen will open the forum at the Bar Council Auditorium, at 13/15/17, Lebuh Pasar Besar, here.
For more information, call 03-2031 3003 (Sumitha, ext 194 or Sathya, ext 177) or e-mail sumitha or

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