Policy and Legislation: Malaysia
*Note: Resources linked are in English and pdf or webpage format, unless stated otherwise.
- Bahasa Malaysia version: Akta Orang Kurang Upaya 2008
- Easy read version of the PWD Act 2008 is made available by United Voice in both English and Bahasa Malaysia.
Mental Health Act 2001 (Act 615) (English)
Akta Kesihatan Mental 2001 (Bahasa Malaysia)
Education (Special Education) Regulations 2013 (Peraturan-Peraturan Pendidikan (Pendidikan Khas) 2013) – Available in both Bahasa Malaysia and English
Uniform Building By-Laws 1984 (English)
Policies and Code of Practice
Pelan Tindakan OKU 2016-2022 (Bahasa Malaysia)
Malaysian Education Blueprint 2013-2025 (English)
Pelan Pembangunan Pendidikan 2013-2025 (Bahasa Malaysia)
Pekeliling Pencapaian Dasar Satu Peratus Peluang Pekerjaan Dalam Perkhidmatan Awam Kepada Orang Kurang Upaya (Circular on Achieving 1% Employment in Civil Service Sector for Persons with Disabilities)
MS 1184:2004 Universal design and accessibility in the built environment – Code of practice (Second revision) – restricted to registered users of IIUM Repository
Childhood Disability in Malaysia: a study of knowledge, attitudes, and practices – Full report in English
Graphic booklet is available in both Bahasa Malaysia and English
Status Report on Child Rights in Malaysia 2019 (English) – Section on children with disabilities on pages 65-69.
Status of Digital Rights in Malaysia: Focus on Persons with Disabilities, Older Persons, Children and Youth, a Civil Society Joint Submission for the 45th Session, 4th Cycle, Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review
Proposed Amendments to the PwD Act 2008
Proposed Amendments to the Persons with Disabilities Act 2008 (One-page summary) by Mary Chen, Sangeet Kaur Deo, Dato’ Dr. Amar-Singh HSS, Anit Kaur Randhawa, Meera Samanther, San Yuen Wah, Sharifah Tahir, Wong Yoon Loong.
Reforming the Laws in Malaysia to Cater Better for Persons with Disabilities by Harapan OKU Law Reform Group