His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, in his capacity as Ruler of the Emirate of Dubai, issued Law No. (3) of 2022 regarding the rights of persons with disabilities
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, in his capacity as Ruler of the Emirate of Dubai, issued Law No. (3) of 2022 regarding the rights of persons with disabilities in the Emirate of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, The Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Executive Council, Council Resolution No. (1) of 2022 issuing the executive regulations for the law.
The law and the regulations aim to integrate this group into various aspects of life, grant them the right and the possibility to live independently on an equal basis with others, combat all forms of discrimination on the basis of disability, including abuse, neglect or exploitation, and include the rights and affairs of people of determination in policies, strategies and legislation Government plans, programs and projects, in addition to their involvement in the formulation of government policies, plans, legislation and programs, as well as in making decisions for themselves or that may affect their quality of life.
Law No. (3) of 2022 defines the services and rights that the concerned authorities must provide to people of determination, including: inclusive education in all its stages, rehabilitation and rehabilitation, inclusive employment and job opportunities in all sectors, health care and therapeutic and social services, as well as the possibility of access to various Places and services, including places of worship, police and judicial services, the possibility of accessing data and information from different sources and delivery platforms, making it available in various accessible forms, and informing and raising awareness of their rights under the legislation in force.
The rights, according to the text of the law, also include access to banking services on an equal basis with others, enabling them to initiate and follow up banking procedures freely and easily, and to participate in sports and various recreational activities.