3 References: Legislation and Information

The information in this section is provided to assist with the application of this Guidance.

There is both national and international legislation to ensure non-discrimination including in the provision of services, and increasingly, national and international guidance on the steps industry can take to achieve equality in accessibility.

The references in this section are provided as a background indicating that this Guidance is part of a greater body of work in terms of accessibility to communications technologies.

As well as legislation, some industry participants and consumer organisations have developed Disability Action Plans, Guides or Manuals which outline best practice procedures for consulting with people with disabilities.