This section includes national laws focused on disability
A woman with a disability from Guatemala holds a microphone in front of a Powerpoint presentation behind her on a large screen

Guatemala, located in Central America, enacted its major national disability law in 1996

Guatemala has only one major national law that addresses the rights of people with disabilities. The Law for the Integral Attention to People with Disabilities--Decree No. 135-96--was enacted in 1996.

As of February 2017, draft bill 5127 was approved during its third hearing in Guatemalan Congress. Law 5125 is pending final approval of articles.