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RTE Amendment Act 2012
The RTE Amendment 2012 is a provision mainly for persons with disability. In the original legislation the for definition of a person with disability, the Persons with Disability ( Equal Opportunity, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act 1995 was referred to. The 2012 Amendment adds a clause stating that:

A child, being a person with disability also as defined by Clause J Section 2 of the National Trust for Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities Act 1999. The provision is as follows-

"persons with disability" means a person suffering from any of the condition srelating to autism, cerebral palsy, mental retardation or a combination of any two or more of such conditions and includes a person suffering from severe multiple disability

The amendment also adds a clause defining ‘severe disability’ as-

"severe disability" means disability with eighty per cent or more of one or more multiple disabilities;

The amendment also inserts a clause that children whose disability is recognised under the National Trust for Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and  Multiple Disabilities Act 1999 will enjoy free and compulsory education as per the provisions of RTE and Chapter V of the Persons with Disability Act.

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