Republic Act No. 10754 is an expansion of the benefits and privileges of PWDs in the Philippines as an amendment to the Magna Carta for Disabled Persons. It highlights the basic and societal benefits and privileges of PWDs. It was signed on December 1, 2016.
Similarly one may ask, who are qualified as PWD in the Philippines?
Any Filipino with a permanent disability can apply for a PWD ID. Republic Act 10754 (1) defines persons with disability as those with “long-term physical, mental, intellectual, or sensory impairments” that interfere with their interactions in society.
Furthermore, what are the benefits of PWD in the Philippines?
PWDs in the Philippines enjoy certain discounts and privileges under RA 10754.
20% Discount and Value Added Tax (VAT) Exemption
- Room accommodations in lodging establishments, including dormitories for students.
- Cinemas, theaters, and other recreational centers.
- Medicines and food for special medical purposes.
What mean PWD?
What is RA No 7277?
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7277 . AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE REHABILITATION, SELF-DEVELOPMENT AND SELF-RELIANCE OF DISABLED PERSONS AND THEIR INTEGRATION INTO THE MAINSTREAM OF SOCIETY AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. — This Act shall be known and cited as the "Magna Carta for Disabled Persons."