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NOTICE TO SUBMIT COMMENTS ON THE DRAFT PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (AMENDMENTS) REGULATIONS, 2020.

NCPWD through a task force that comprised of the Chairperson of NCPWD Board, Board Directors, Representative from Ministry of Labour and Social Protection, Representative from Ministry of Health, Representative from Kenya Law Reform Commission, Representative from the Kenya Revenue Authority and NCPWD Secretariat reviewed and aligned the Persons with Disabilities, No. 14 of 2003 Act Regulations. The review and alignment was necessitated by resolutions made by the Board of Directors on 30th August 2019 whereby Persons with Disabilities (Registration) Regulations, 2009, Persons with Disabilities (Income Tax Deductions and Exemptions) Order, 2010 and Persons with Disabilities (Access to Employment, Services and Facilities) were identified as documents that needed a review and alignment to mitigate challenges that persons with disabilities face in Kenya which includes;

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  1. The registration process of persons with disabilities that takes longer due to guidelines and regulations that guide to the Director of Medical Services.
  2. Tax exemption threshold limit that lack proper guiding manual. 
  3. Tax exemption vetting and renewal of certificates process for permanent disability.
  4. Lack of guidelines on the implementation of at least five percent reservation of employment to persons with disabilities. 
  5. Lack of accommodation to persons with disabilities during the announcement of vacancies, recruitment, training, and career development.

In this regard, the Council wishes to invite members of the public to study and submit written views/comments and recommendations on the Draft for Persons with Disabilities (Amendment) Regulations, 2020 which can be accessed from the Council’s website at www.ncpwd.go.ke to be received on 31st July, 2020.

Please submit your comments to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as per the documents attached.

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About NCPWD

The National Council for Persons with Disabilities is a state corporation established by an Act of Parliament; the Persons with Disabilities Act No. 14 of 2003 and set up in November 2004.

The Council representation is drawn from key government Ministries and organizations of/for persons with disabilities.

Contact Information

The National Council for Persons with Disabilities
Address: Box 66577-00800, Nairobi
Telephone: 020 2375994/ 020 2314621/ 0709 107 000
Toll Free: 0800 724 333

Email Address:

info @ncpwd.go.ke

Website:
www.ncpwd.go.ke

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