9. I am a wheelchair user. Do I have equal opportunities in respect of access to public buildings and social facilities?
Under section 25 of the DDO, developers and property management companies should provide access for people with a physical disability unless this would impose unjustifiable hardship (see section 4 of the DDO). For example, a ramp for the use of wheel-chair users should be provided at the access. Buildings should have at least one lift that is suitable for wheelchair users.
Developers and property management companies should also note that providing access to people with a disability includes providing access in such a way that disabled people can use it without the help of others. In addition, handrails should be installed, and any barriers such as flowerpots or litter bins should be placed out of the way so that the access of people with a physical disability will not be hindered.