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Disability Discrimination Ordinance (Cap. 487) (No. 86 of 1995).
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services; Disabled workers
Adopted on (Date of text)
Scope of text
Type of legislation (Type of text)
Renders unlawful discrimination against persons on the ground of their disability in respect of their employment, accomodation, education, access to partnerships, membership of trade unions and clubs, access to premises, educational establishments, etc. Establishes investigation and conciliation procedures for violations. Section 61, subsection 2 states that persons who are HIV-positive are protected by this Ordinance.
Implementing Text region
Disability Discrimination (Formal Investigations) Rules (Cap. 487A) (L.N. 474 of 1996).
Disability Discrimination (Investigation and Conciliation) Rules (Cap. 487B) (L.N. 475 of 1996).
Disability Discrimination (Proceedings by Equal Opportunities Commission) Regulation (Cap. 487C) (L.N. 597 of 1997).
Amending Text region
Sex and Disability Discrimination (Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance 1997 (Ord. No. 71 of 1997).
Sex and Disability Discrimination (Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance 1997 (No. 70 of 1997).
Minimum Wage Ordinance (Chapter 608) [L.N. 146 of 2010].
Mediation Ordinance (L.N. 167 of 2012).
Electronic source title
Hong Kong E-Legislation (HKeL), Department of Justice
China, SAR Hong Kong
CHN41427 2015.pdf (PDF of Ordinance as at 9/1/2015)
Hong Kong Government Gazette, Legal Supplement No. 1