More information about aspects of disability – including relevant Statutory rules made by parliament or by bodies the parliament delegates power to, for example a local council or a registration authority. See delegated legislation; statute., and disability related services – is contained in Chapter 8.1: Understanding disability and the law.
Chapter 8.2: 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.
Chapters 8.4 and 8.5 contain more detailed coverage of the law relating to people with a psychiatric and intellectual disability, respectively.
Chapter 8.6: Guardianship and medical treatment, deals with issues of guardianship and administration affecting people with disabilities.
See also Chapter 8.7: Understanding powers of attorney.