Accessibility

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All human beings should be able to participate in society on equal terms.
People with full mobility and people who use, for example, a wheel chair, walking frame or cane should all be able to be in a building.
Even people with impaired vision, impaired hearing or impairment of other orientation abilities should be able to use the built environment.

There are different laws which must be followed for accessible buildings.

Sweden is legally bound by the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
The Swedish laws the Planning and Building Act and Boverket's Building Regulations follow the Convention.

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