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Re: are accessibility audits mandetory in any nation?


From: Raena
Date: Sep 4, 2006 5:30PM

On 9/5/06, Webb, KerryA < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > Is in any country accessibility audits are made mandatory for all
> > websites in order to enforce the respective accessibility laws?
> >
> There's no requirement for audits in Australia.

Well, depends on who's requiring it and in what context. The Federal
Government's minimum standard says that sites must be tested, and this has
been so since 2000.

Generally speaking, when considering the DDA's statements about the
requirement to make 'reasonable adjustments,' I think it'd be hard to argue
that testing your adjustments wouldn't be a necessary part of the process.