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Disabled Persons (Employment) Act 1944

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Disabled persons

    1. 1. Definition of “disabled person”.

    2. 2—5.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  3. Provisions for enabling registered disabled persons to obtain employment or to undertake work on their own account

    1. 6. Register of disabled persons.

    2. 7. Entry of names of disabled persons in the register.

    3. 8. Duration of registration, and subsequent applications for registration.

    4. 9. Obligations as to employment of quota of registered persons in substantial staffs.

    5. 10. Determination of employers’ quotas.

    6. 11. Permits for employment of persons not registered where quota condition not satisfied.

    7. 12. Appropriation of vacancies in certain employments to registered persons only.

    8. 13. Provisions for interpretation, &c. of preceding sections.

    9. 14. Records to be kept by employers.

    10. 15. Provision for registered persons who are seriously disabled of employment, or work on their own account, under special conditions.

  4. Administration

    1. 16. Preference for ex-service men and women.

    2. 17. National advisory council and district advisory committees.

    3. 18. Officers, etc.

    4. 19. Provisions as to offences.

    5. 20. Regulations and orders.

  5. Application, commencement, etc.

    1. 21. Application as respects place of employment, and nationality.

    2. 22. Provisions as to Northern Ireland.

    3. 23. Short title, interpretation and commencement.

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. SECOND SCHEDULE

      1. Provisions as to advisory council and committees

        1. 1.(1) The national advisory council and each district advisory committee...

        2. 2.Each district committee shall establish one or more panels consisting...

        3. 3.The Minister may nominate a duly qualified medical practitioner for...

        4. 4.There shall be paid by the Minister out of moneys...

        5. 5.(1) The Minister may by regulations make any such provision...

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