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Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act, 2000 (Act No. 4 of 2000)

Chapter 2 : Prevention, Prohibition and Elimination of Unfair Discrimination, Hate Speech and Harassment

9. Prohibition of unfair discrimination on ground of disability


Subject to section 6, no person may unfairly discriminate against any person on the ground of disability, including-

a) denying or removing from any person who has a disability, any supporting or enabling facility necessary for their functioning in society;
b) contravening the code of practice or regulations of the South African Bureau of Standards that govern environmental accessibility;
c) failing to eliminate obstacles that unfairly limit or restrict persons with disabilities from enjoying equal opportunities or failing to take steps to reasonably accommodate the needs of such persons.