Republic of Slovenia

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[Note: the Republic of Slovenia is part of the European Union (EU). Visit the European Union section of this Global Digital Accessibility Laws Page for more information about the European Accessibility Act and other digital accessibility Directives impacting EU countries.] Slovenia adopted the European Accessibility Act in January, 2023 in the Law on Accessibility to… Read more… Republic of Slovenia

Ireland

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[Note: Ireland is part of the European Union (EU). Northern Ireland is part of the United Kingdom (UK). Visit the European Union section of this Global Digital Accessibility Laws Page for more information about the European Accessibility Act and other digital accessibility Directives impacting EU countries.] In December 2023 the European Accessibility Act (EAA) was… Read more… Ireland

United Kingdom

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The United Kingdom consists of the countries England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. (Ireland is part of the European Union.) Amendment to the Public Sector Accessibility Regulations is a helpful November 2023 article on the UK Public Sector Accessibility Regulations impacting websites and mobile applications. The article, written by Léonie Watson of the Tetralogical Accessibility… Read more… United Kingdom

Germany

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[Note: This country is in the European Union (EU). Visit the European Union section of this Global Digital Accessibility Laws Page for more information about the European Accessibility Act and other digital accessibility Directives impacting EU countries.] Federal Republic of German Accessibility Law (2021 [PDF in German language only]) This is the law that implements… Read more… Germany

*European Union

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[Note: this topic is for the European Union itself. Many of the countries within the European Union are listed in alphabetical order in the Europe region on this page. (Some European countries listed are not in the European Union.)] The European Accessibility Act (EAA, also referred to as Directive (EU) 2019/882 ) became law in… Read more… *European Union

France

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[Note: This country is in the European Union (EU). Visit the European Union section of this Global Digital Accessibility Laws Page for more information about the European Accessibility Act and other digital accessibility Directives impacting EU countries.] Article 47 in Law n°2005-102 for equal rights and opportunities, participation and citizenship of disabled people – Last… Read more… France

Italy

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[Note: This country is in the European Union (EU). Visit the European Union section of this Global Digital Accessibility Laws Page for more information about the European Accessibility Act and other digital accessibility Directives impacting EU countries. ] LEGISLATIVE DECREE 27 May 2022, n. 82 Implementation of Directive (EU) 2019/882 of the European Parliament and… Read more… Italy

Spain

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[Note: This country is in the European Union (EU). Visit the European Union section of this Global Digital Accessibility Laws Page for more information about the European Accessibility Act and other digital accessibility Directives impacting EU countries.] Law 19/2013 on transparency, access to public information and good governance. (Spanish PDF). Machine translation in English states… Read more… Spain

Latvia

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[Note: This country is in the European Union (EU). Visit the European Union section of this Global Digital Accessibility Laws Page for more information about the European Accessibility Act and other digital accessibility Directives impacting EU countries.] Law on the Procurements of Public Service Providers. On the issue of technical standards for procuring accessible technology… Read more… Latvia

Luxembourg

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[Note: This country is in the European Union (EU). Visit the European Union section of this Global Digital Accessibility Laws Page for more information about the European Accessibility Act and other digital accessibility Directives impacting EU countries.] Law of 28 May 2019 on the accessibility of websites and mobile applications of public sector bodies. This… Read more… Luxembourg