PWDs Laws

Laws that can protect the rights of persons with disabilities (PWDs) living in the Philippines. Implementation is the next concern.


Republic Act 10366 Accessible Polling Places for PWDs and Senior Citizens

S. No. 3287 H. No. 5509 Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Metro Manila Fifteenth Congress Third Regular Session Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-third day of July, two thousand twelve. [REPUBLIC ACT NO.… Continue Reading Republic Act 10366 Accessible Polling Places for PWDs and Senior Citizens


Republic Act 10524 Amending the Magna Carta for Persons with Disability

An Act Expanding the Positions Reserved for Persons with Disability, Amending for the Purpose Republic Act No. 7277, as Amended, Otherwise Known as the Magna Carta for Persons with Disability S. No. 3371 H. No. 5475 Republic of the Philippines… Continue Reading Republic Act 10524 Amending the Magna Carta for Persons with Disability


Republic Act 7277 Magna Carta for Persons with Disability

Note: We have changed the term (disabled persons) to (persons with disabilities) for your convenience and we also believe that it’s now the internationally recognized term today. However, if this action is not acceptable, or it violates any rules or… Continue Reading Republic Act 7277 Magna Carta for Persons with Disability


National Registration for Voters with Disabilities in the Philippines on July 20, 2014

People with disabilities The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) is stepping up its commitment to disability inclusive elections, with its latest Resolution, dated June 25, 2014, declaring July 20, 2014 as the National Registration Day for Voters with Disabilities, in all… Continue Reading National Registration for Voters with Disabilities in the Philippines on July 20, 2014


Republic Act 6759. AN ACT DECLARING AUGUST ONE OF EACH YEAR AS WHITE CANE SAFETY DAY IN THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Republic of the Philippines CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES Metro Manila Third Regular Session Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday the twenty-fourth Day of July, nineteen hundred and eighty-nine. Be it enacted by the Senate and the House of… Continue Reading Republic Act 6759. AN ACT DECLARING AUGUST ONE OF EACH YEAR AS WHITE CANE SAFETY DAY IN THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES


Accessibility Law (Batas Pambansa Bilang 344) and its Amended Implementing Rules and Regulations -Philippines

Note: We have changed the term (disabled persons) to (persons with disabilities) for your convenience and we also believe that it’s now the internationally accepted term today. However, if this action is not recommended, or it violates any rules or… Continue Reading Accessibility Law (Batas Pambansa Bilang 344) and its Amended Implementing Rules and Regulations -Philippines