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Policies Update - United Kingdom

From: Jonathan Hassell <jonathan@hassellinclusion.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2012 09:22:20 +0000
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Country: United Kingdom

Addition to legislation section (please put at top, because this supersedes
previous legislation):
Title of document: Equality Act 2010
Link to document: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2010/15/contents
Summary of the document: Legislation that supersedes the Disability
Discrimination Act 1995 in England, Scotland and Wales

Addition to additional information section (please put at top, because this
supersedes previous UK standards):
Title of document: BS 8878:2010 Web accessibility  Code of Practice
Link to document: 
http://shop.bsigroup.com/en/ProductDetail/?pid=000000000030180388
Summary of the document: Standard that supersedes PAS-78. Provides an
introduction to digital accessibility for non-technical professionals and
outlines a framework for web accessibility when designing or commissioning
web products. See also Summary of BS 8878
<http://www.hassellinclusion.com/bs8878/>  by its lead-author.

Many thanks

Jonathan
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