More information: Disability and criminal justice

More information about aspects of disability –including relevant legislation, and disability related services – is contained in Understanding disability and the law.

Disability: asserting your rights has contact information for specialist legal services that deal with particular areas of disability, and on advocacy services that assist people with disabilities.

Physical disability, Mental illness and Intellectual disability and the law contain more detailed coverage of the law relating to people with a physical, psychiatric and intellectual disability, respectively.

Guardianship and medical treatment, deals with issues of guardianship and administration affecting people with disabilities.

See also Understanding powers of attorney.

Contacts and resources