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Scope of Disability Laws - Judgement

 

How should the sections of the PWD Act be interpreted?

Provisions in PWD Act Overrides

  • Union of India vs. Hasan Khan
  • Om Prakash Singh vs. Union of India and Others
  • A. Seshaiah vs. Commandant, Central Industrial Security Force Unit
  • Smt. Nilam vs. Union of India represented by General Manager, Western Railway

PWD Act Applicable Retrospectively

  • DTC vs. Harpal Singh
  • Rajbir Singh vs. Delhi Transport Corporation
  • S. Mohan vs. The Presiding Officer, Labour Court and the Management, Thanthi Periyar Transport Corporation
  • Delhi Transport Corporation vs. Presiding Officer, Labour Court IV and Anr

Difference between Various Types of Disabilities and its Causes

  • Shaji Kumar vs. Bharat Petroleum Corporation

Definition of disability

  • Rasala Gopal vs. Andhra Bank and others
  • Kumar Bharat Prasad Narian Singh vs. Airports Authority of India
  • Dilbagh Singh vs. Delhi Transport Corporation
  • Smt. Chuneela Kumari vs.Karunashanker
  • Km C.P. Prathima Devi vs. the Medical Council of India, New Delhi and Others
  • Km. Angna Sinhal vs. Medical Council of India, New Delhi and others
  • Hasankhan Gulamhussainkhan Khanjeda vs. State of Gujarat
  • Khant Harish Chandra Amar Singh vs. Superintendent of Police
  • Bogga Mallesh and Anr vs. the Commissioner, Disabled Welfare Department & Ors

Section 39 Applicable in Admission Cases

  • All Kerala Parents Association Hearing Impaired & Anr vs. State of Kerala &ors

What are the limitations of the Act?

Applicability of BSF Internal Rules

  • Sat Pal Singh vs. Union of India and Ors

Compensations Sought after being Superannuated are Invalid

  • Mahinder Singh vs. AIIMS and Ors

Instances when PWD Act not Applicable Retrospectively

  • Raj Narain Dubey vs. State of U.P and Ors

What are the other definitional concerns?

Transactions made by a person with Mental Disability

  • Karumanda Gounder vs. Muthuswamy Gounder
  • Tribhuwan Datt and Another vs. Someshwar Datt

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