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身体障害者福祉法 (Physically Disabled Persons Welfare Law)

Government of Japan Country Resources disability, Disability Legislation Japan 20 December 1949 Legislation/regulation Social Inclusion

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この法律は、障害者の日常生活及び社会生活を総合的に支援するための法律 (平成十七年法律第百二十三号)と相まつて、身体障害者の自立と社会経済活動への参加を促進するため、身体障害者を援助し、及び必要に応じて保護し、もつて身体障害者の福祉の増進を図ることを目的とする。

This law, the law in order to support the overall social life and daily life of people with disabilities in Aimatsu with (one hundred and twenty third issue seventeen year law 2010), participation in the socio-economic activities and independence of disabled people to promote, it is intended to assist the disabled person, and it is protected as necessary, to achieve the promotion of the welfare of the handicapped by having.


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