What is the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA)?

The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) works to protect people with disabilities from discrimination, including blind and partially sighted people.

It is only the law in Northern Ireland. In Great Britain, the DDA was replaced with the Equality Act in 2010: see What is the Equality Act?

We've produced a factsheet for more information:

For more information and advice about legal protections from discrimination please contact our Helpline on:

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