locationNairobi,Kenya
Waiyaki Way

callToll: 0800 724 333
info@ncpwd.go.ke

timeMon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun - Closed

Legal Advisory Services

Brief of Legal Department
The Legal Service Department is an in-house service providing unit of the Council. It provides professional legal services to Persons with Disabilities, relevant Government Ministries and Departments, Stakeholders and the General Public and for connected purposes with the aim to enable the Council deliver on its statutory mandate while ensuring compliance to all legislative requirements of the Council and in doing so manages and limits the legal risks of the Council.

The Legal Department serves a number of   persons with disabilities and the general public on a walk-in-walk-out basis to protect and promote the interests of Persons with Disabilities. This is in line with the Constitution 2010, Disability Act No.14 of 2003, UN CRPD and other Local, National and International Instruments. The department provides arbitration advices to persons with disabilities whenever need be.

Core functions
Implement and monitor the application of and compliance with the Constitution of Kenya 2010, United Nations Convention on the Rights for Persons with Disabilities, Persons with Disabilities Act No. 14 of 2003, Policies on Disabilities and other national, regional and international treaties for the benefit of Persons with Disabilities.

Provide effective and efficient Legal Advisory Services to the Council in order to enable it to deliver on its mandate within the relevant Legal Framework.

Conduct and or Commission such Legal Research as may be necessary to ensure Rights and Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities and achieve equalization of opportunities for Persons with Disabilities in line with the legislative framework.

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About NCPWD

The National Council for Persons with Disabilities is a state corporation established by an Act of Parliament; the Persons with Disabilities Act No. 14 of 2003 and set up in November 2004.

The Council representation is drawn from key government Ministries and organizations of/for persons with disabilities.

Contact Information

The National Council for Persons with Disabilities
Address: Box 66577-00800, Nairobi
Telephone: 020 2375994/ 020 2314621/ 0709 107 000
Toll Free: 0800 724 333

Email Address:
info@ncpwd.go.ke

Website:
www.ncpwd.go.ke

 

 

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