Disability Discrimination (Blind and Partially Sighted Persons) Regulations 2003 come into force

Implementation date: 14 April 2003

The Regulations provide for certain persons to be deemed to have a disability and hence to be disabled persons for the purposes of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. A person who is certified as blind or partially sighted by a consultant ophthalmologist, or registered as blind or partially sighted in a register maintained by or on behalf of a local authority, is deemed to be a disabled person. The Regulations can be viewed on the OPSI website.
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