Section 17 Canadian Human Rights Act 1985 is about Plans to meet the needs of disabled persons. It is under Part I (Proscribed Discrimination) and ‘Discriminatory Practices’ of the Act.
Plans to meet the needs of disabled persons\
(1) A person who proposes to implement a plan for adapting any services, facilities, premises, equipment or operations to meet the needs of persons arising from a disability may apply to the Canadian Human Rights Commission for approval of the plan.
Approval of plan
(2) The Commission may, by written notice to a person making an application pursuant to subsection (1), approve the plan if the Commission is satisfied that the plan is appropriate for meeting the needs of persons arising from a disability.
Effect of approval of accommodation plan
(3) Where any services, facilities, premises, equipment or operations are adapted in accordance with a plan approved under subsection (2), matters for which the plan provides do not constitute any basis for a complaint under Part III regarding discrimination based on any disability in respect of which the plan was approved.
Notice when application not granted
(4) When the Commission decides not to grant an application made pursuant to subsection (1), it shall send a written notice of its decision to the applicant setting out the reasons for its decision.