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장애인복지법 (The Welfare Law for Persons with Disabilities)

Government of the Republic of Korea Country Resources Disability Legislation Republic of Korea 31 October 2013 Legislation/regulation autonomy, human rights, social services

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이 법은 장애인의 인간다운 삶과 권리보장을 위한 국가와 지방자치단체 등의 책임을 명백히 하고, 장애발생 예방과 장애인의 의료, 교육, 직업재활, 생활환경개선 등에 관한 사업을 정하여 장애인복지대책을 종합적으로 추진하며, 장애인의 자립생활, 보고, 및 수당지급 등에 관하여 필요한 사항을 정하여 장애인의 생활안정에 기여하는 등 장애인의 복지와 사회활동 참여증진을 통하여 사회통합에 이바지함을 목적으로 한다.

The purpose of this Act is to contribute to social integration through the welfare and encouragement of participation in social activities of persons with disabilities by clarifying responsibilities of the State and local governments, etc. for ensuring a decent life and the rights of persons with disabilities, advancing overall welfare countermeasures for persons with disabilities through determination of activities concerning the prevention of disability from occurring, medical care, education, rehabilitation of employment, and improvement of living environment, etc. for persons with disabilities and contributing to the stability of livelihood by the determination of matters necessary for self-reliance, protection, allowances, etc. of persons with disabilities.

Last Amended on: 30 July, 2013
Wholly Amended on: 11 April, 2007
First Enacted on: 05 June, 1981

This document was uploaded to MiNDbank on 16 March, 2014.


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