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Table 2 Areas where Indian legislation outside of the Indian Mental Healthcare Act (IMHA) is concordant with the World Health Organization’s “Checklist on Mental Health Legislation” (WHO-RB) (World Health Organization, 2005)

From: Concordance of the Indian Mental Healthcare Act 2017 with the World Health Organization’s Checklist on Mental Health Legislation

Legislative issue WHO-RB designation Relevant Indian legislation outside the IMHA
Discrimination U Rights of persons with disabilities Act (RPDA) 2016, sections 2(h) & 3
Housing V RPDA 2016, sections 12(3), 18(4)(b), 19(3), 65(2)(e), 71(2)(e) & 121(4)(b)
Employment W RPDA 2016, sections 19, 20 & 35
Social security X RPDA 2016, section 24
Civil issues Y RPDA 2016, sections 12(1), 16(i) & 20