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DCAN 11: Access for People with Disabilities

Issued by: Department of the Environment
Status: Final
The purpose of this Advice Note is to give general guidance to intending developers, their professional advisors and agents. It is designed to provide advice on the planning criteria to be applied in regard to the provision of facilities for disabled people in the case of developments to which the public are to have access. It should be stressed that the note is not a specific statement of Departmental policy but rather one of advice and guidance.
Any legal views expressed in this note have no statutory force and should not be relied upon as an authoritative interpretation of the law.
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