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Table 1 Disability in Brazil: legislation benchmarks

From: "Evaluating the model of classification and valuation of disabilities used in Brazil and defining the elaboration and adoption of a unique model for all the country": Brazilian Interministerial Workgroup Task

Item Law/Date Subject /Address
A Constitution of the Federative Republic of Brazil
October 30th 1988
http://www.planalto.gov.br/ccivil_03/constituicao/constitui%C3%A7ao.htm
B Law 7853
October 24th 1989
Disposes on National Policy for the Integration of Persons with Disabilities
http://www.planalto.gov.br/ccivil_03/Leis/L7853.htm
C Decree 3298
December 20th 1999
Regulates Law 7853 of 24/10/1989, provides for the National Policy for the Integration of Persons with Disabilities, consolidates the rules for protection, and other matters
http://www.planalto.gov.br/ccivil/decreto/d3298.htm
D Decree 5296
December 2nd 2004
Regulates Law 10048 of 8/11/2000, which gives priority to support people specified, and Law 10098 of 19/12/2000, laying down general standards and criteria for the promotion of accessibility
http://www.planalto.gov.br/ccivil/_ato2004-2006/2004/decreto/d5296.htm
E Decree 0-003
September 26th 2007
Establishes an Interministerial WorkGroup in order to evaluate the model of classification and valuation of disability used in Brazil and set the elaboration and adoption of a single model for the whole country
http://www.planalto.gov.br/ccivil_03/_Ato20072010/2007/Dnn/Dnn11354.htm
F Decree 186
July 9th 2008
Approves the text of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol, signed in New York on March 30, 2007
http://portal.mj.gov.br/corde/arquivos/doc/DECRETO%20LEGISLATIVO%20N.doc
G Decree 6214
September 26th 2007
Regulates the Benefit of Continuous Providing (BPC) of social assistance due to the person with disabilities and the elderly according to the Law 8742 of 7/12/1993 and Law 10741 of 1/10/2003, adding a paragraph to art. 162 of Decree 1048 of 6/5/1999, and other matters OuvirLer foneticamente
http://www.planalto.gov.br/ccivil_03/_ato2007-2010/2007/decreto/d6214.htm