Eliminating discrimination against persons affected by leprosy

Events by Public Law & Vidhi Aid-Updates · April 8, 2015
Author(s): Vidhi Desk

The Law Commission of India’s 256th Report on Eliminating Discrimination Against Persons Affected by Leprosy has been released.

The Report provides the framework for a model law that seeks to address the issue of such discrimination, by imposing obligations on both public and private establishments and through the amendment and/or repeal of archaic provisions under applicable legislations.

Vidhi fellows Yashaswini Mittal and Arghya Sengupta assisted the Law Commission in drafting this report.

Full text of the report is available here.

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