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Higher council panel begins discussions to amend PWD law

By Petra - Feb 12,2013 - Last updated at Feb 12,2013

AMMAN — The Higher Council for the Affairs of Persons with Disabilities (HCD) legal committee convened its first meeting to amend the law on the rights of people with disabilities (PWD).

During the meeting, HRH Prince Raad, Chief Chamberlain and HCD president, said the council has taken several steps to prepare an amended draft law, adding that the committee should ensure that the amendments address shortcomings in the previous law.

The committee agreed to hold a meeting every two weeks and to draw up a work plan.

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