Policy, legislation and its implementation
The National Council on Disability Affairs shall coordinate with local government units in developing local policies and mechanisms to fully implement RA 9442 and other existing laws to ensure persons with disabilities shall live in a barrier free and inclusive society. NCDA shall lead in empowering organizations of persons with disabilities to represent themselves in all decision making bodies and participate in disability awareness and sensitization campaigns, including on mental health issues and providing community support services for people with psychosocial, intellectual and severe physical disabilities. 

The NCDA Inter-agency Committee shall be strengthened to review and amend existing discriminatory policies and develop new policies that will promote equal recognition before the law and enhance access to justice by persons with disabilities. 

Time Frame / Implementation Plan: 2019-  2030

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Philippines National Council on Disability Affairs

The Philippines National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) is the national government agency mandated to formulate policies and coordinate the activities of all agencies, whether public or priva