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Bundesgesetz über die Beratung, Betreuung und besondere Hilfe für behinderte Menschen (Bundesbehindertengesetz - BBG) (Federal law on the counseling, assistance and special care for persons with disabilities (Federal Disability Law))

Austria Austrian Government Country Resources disability, Disability Legislation Austria 17 May 1990 Legislation/regulation quality care, rehabilitation, Social Inclusion

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Das Ziel des Bundesgesetzes ist es, Menschen mit Behinderungen zur bestmöglichen Teilhabe an der Gesellschaft zu befähigen und ihre Diskriminierung und Benachteiligung zu verhindern. Im Falle einer Verletzung der hier deklarierten Rechte können sich Betroffene an die Institution des Behindertenanwalts des Bundes wenden.

Purpose of this federal law is to enable persons with disabilities to participation and inclusion in society and to prevent discrimination and disadvantage. If the rights declared in this law are violated, affected persons can contact the disability advocate, an institution installed on federal level.


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