Guidelines For Government Departments: How To Conduct A Disability Impact Assessment

Author:Mr Edward Gleeson, Catherine Allen, Niall Michel, Brian Horkan and James Bardon
Profession:Mason Hayes & Curran

The Department of Justice and Equality has published a set of Guidelines setting out a step-by-step process for conducting a disability impact assessment, which fits within the broader regulatory impact assessment (RIA) framework. Disability proofing of all substantive proposals requiring Government approval is mandatory. The guidelines have been developed by the Department of Justice and Equality, the Equality Authority and the National Disability Authority to assist officials in Government...

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