Global Laws & Regulation

This section contains links to key Global Laws & Regulation, and policies in the field of digital accessibility to support the rights of people with disabilities and the elderly. The documents listed in this section are contained in external links to which Mada is not responsible.

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Title Type Year Of Publication Country/Organization

EU Accessibility Law Proposal

Law European Union

EU Human Factors (HF) Inclusive eServices for all

2011 European Union

Directive on accessibility of the websites and mobile applications of public sector bodies (2016)

Legislation 2016 European Union

Directive on accessibility of the websites and mobile applications of public sector bodies (2016)

Legislation 2016 European Union

Law N ° 2005-102 for equal rights and opportunities, participation and citizenship of people with disabilities (2005)

Legislation 2005 France

Accessible Canada Act (2019)

Legislation 2019 Canada

Act on Equal Opportunities for Disabled Persons (2002)

Legislation 2002 Germany

Disability Act (2005)

Legislation 2005 Ireland

Directive on the accessibility requirements for products and services (2019)

Legislation 2019 European Union

Guidelines on Dissemination of Information through Government Websites (1999)

Guideline 1999 Hong KongW3C

ISO 71 2014 Guide for addressing accessibility in standards

Guideline/Standards 2014 ISO
WebTV and Multimedia
Title Type Year Of Publication Country/Organization

EU Accessibility Law Proposal

Law European Union

EU Human Factors (HF) Inclusive eServices for all

2011 European Union

Law N ° 2005-102 for equal rights and opportunities, participation and citizenship of people with disabilities (2005)

Legislation 2005 France

Accessible Canada Act (2019)

Legislation 2019 Canada

Ofcom’s (UK Office of Communications) Code on Television Access

Code United Kingdom

Audiovisual Media Services Directive) 2018

Legislation 2018

Broadcasting Act 1991

Legislation 1991 Canada

Federal Act on the Elimination of Discrimination against People with Disabilities.

Legislation 2010 Switzerland

Law on the Protection of Person’s with Disabilities (2008)

Legislation 2008 China

Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) Accessibility Guidelines

Guideline Spain

Guidelines for Digital TV Equipment & Services

Guideline Ireland

The Legal Framework for Video-Sharing Platforms

Framework 2018 European Audiovisual ObservatoryCouncil of Europe
WebMobile telephony
Title Type Year Of Publication Country/Organization

EU Accessibility Law Proposal

Law European Union

EU Human Factors (HF) Inclusive eServices for all

2011 European Union

ITU/ G3ICT E-accessibility Policy toolkit – Telecom/broadcasting

Basic Act on the Formation of an Advanced Information and Telecommunications Network Society

Legislation 2000 Japan

Telecommunication Act (1993)

Legislation 1993 Canada

Telecommunications Act of 1996 (Section 255)

Legislation 1996 United States

21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (2010)

Legislation 2010 United States

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) (1990)

Legislation 1990 United States

Directive on accessibility of the websites and mobile applications of public sector bodies (2016)

Legislation 2016 European Union

Law N ° 2005-102 for equal rights and opportunities, participation and citizenship of people with disabilities (2005)

Legislation 2005 France

Accessible Canada Act (2019)

Legislation 2019 Canada

Disability Act (2005)

Legislation 2005 Ireland

Federal Act on the Elimination of Discrimination against People with Disabilities.

Legislation 2010 Switzerland

Law on the Protection of Person’s with Disabilities (2008)

Legislation 2008 China

EU Human Factors (HF) Requirements for Relay Services

2015 European Union
WebE-books and digital contents
Title Type Year Of Publication Country/Organization

EU Accessibility Law Proposal

Law European Union

EU Human Factors (HF) Inclusive eServices for all

2011 European Union

The Marrakesh Treaty

Legislation 2013 WIPO
WebInternet Availability and Usage among Persons with Disabilities
WebInclusive ICTs in education
Title Type Year Of Publication Country/Organization

EU Accessibility Law Proposal

Law European Union

EU Human Factors (HF) Inclusive eServices for all

2011 European Union

ITU/ G3ICT E-accessibility Policy toolkit – Education

Toolkit
WebEnabling ICTs in employment
Title Type Year Of Publication Country/Organization

EU Accessibility Law Proposal

Law European Union

EU Human Factors (HF) Inclusive eServices for all

2011 European Union

ITU/ G3ICT E-accessibility Policy toolkit – Labor& Social Affairs

Toolkit
WebE-government and Smart Cities
Title Type Year Of Publication Country/Organization

EU Accessibility Law Proposal

Law European Union

EU Human Factors (HF) Inclusive eServices for all

2011 European Union

ITU/ G3ICT E-accessibility Policy toolkit – E-Government Services

Toolkit

Smart Cities for all Toolkit

Toolkit

Global Guide to Implementing Priority ICT Accessibility Standards in Smart Cities

Guideline
WebEnabling Assistive Technologies and ICTs for independent living
Title Type Year Of Publication Country/Organization

EU Accessibility Law Proposal

Law European Union

ISO 71 2014 Guide for addressing accessibility in standards

Guideline/Standards 2014 ISO
WebProcurement of accessible public goods and services
Title Type Year Of Publication Country/Organization

EU Accessibility Law Proposal

Law European Union

ITU/ G3ICT E-accessibility Policy toolkit – Public Procurement

Toolkit

ISO Ergonomics of human system interaction – Accessibility Guidelines for ICT equipment and services

Guideline/Standards ISO

The City of Toronto Corporate Accessibility Policy

Law Canada

The Corporation of the Town of Thessalon Accessible Procurement of Goods and Services Policy

Policy Canada

Municipality of Brockton Purchasing and Procurement Policy (2014)

Policy 2014 Canada

Accessible Procurement of Goods and Services Policy

Policy Canada

EU Accessibility requirements suitable for public procurement

Legislation 2014 European Union

Procurement Act 2012

Legislation 2012 Netherlands

Disability Act (2005)

Legislation 2005 Ireland

Directive on the accessibility requirements for products and services (2019)

Legislation 2019 European Union