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Publish, notify rules of rights of persons with disabilities

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

The has directed the Principal Secretary, for welfare of differently abled persons, to publish and notify rules of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, within a period of two months.

The first bench of and Justice gave the direction recently on a PIL from the 'of Young Child', Aminjikarai, Chennai, seeking a direction to the department to frame rules under the Act.

The bench in its order said section 101 of the Act empowers the state government, subject to the condition of previous publication, to make by notification, rules for carrying out the provisions of the Act, not later than six months from the date of commencement of the said Act.

At the time of hearing of the petition, it was submitted from the side that draft rules have already been framed.

The bench, which recorded the submission, said the rules shall be published and notified as per at the earliest, "preferably within two months, upon compliance of the requisites of Section 101, including the requirement to place the rules before the

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First Published: Sat, February 10 2018. 18:25 IST