Legislation, Policy, and Government

Legislation, Policy, and Government


Newfoundland and Labrador

Advance Health Care Directives Act
An act respecting the appointment of substitute health care decision makers

Building Accessibility Act

Building Regulations under the Act

Enduring Powers of Attorney Act
An act respecting powers of attorney

Human Rights Act

Mentally Disabled Persons’ Estates Act
An act respecting appointment of guardians for persons with intellectual disabilities for the management and custody of their estate

Seniors and Law
A guide developed by the Public Legal Information Association of NL, which includes info on wills and power of attorney.

Questions about wills, power of attorney, and substitute decision makers
A guide developed by the Public Legal Information Association of NL


Canada

Constitution Act, 1982
The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Code of Practice for Ferry Accessibility
Developed by the Canadian Transportation Agency


International

UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
An international convention adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on December 13, 2006. The purpose of the convention is to promote the protection of rights and equality of persons with disabilities around the world.

UN Handbook for Parliamentarians on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
A guideline for government officials to understand the provisions of the UN convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

 


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