CRPD/C/17/D/27/2015 United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Distr.: General 17 May 2017 Original: English Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Decision adopted by the Committee under article 2 of the Optional Protocol, concerning communication No. 27/2015*, ** Communication submitted by: L.M.L. Alleged victim: The author State party: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Date of communication: 12 February 2015 (initial submission) Document references: Decision taken pursuant to rule 70 of the Committee’s rules of procedure, transmitted to the State party on 9 March 2015 (not issued in document form) Date of adoption of decision: 24 March 2017 Subject matter: Access to health services Procedural issues: Exhaustion of domestic remedies; substantiation of claims Substantive issues: Right to health services; right to habilitation and rehabilitation services; equality and nondiscrimination; right to life; equal recognition before the law; freedom from cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment; protecting the integrity of the person; inclusion and participation in the community; respect for home and family life; right to education; right to work and employment; right to participation in cultural life Articles of the Convention: 5, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 23-27 and 30 Article of the Optional Protocol: Article 2 (d) and (e) 1.1 The author of the communication is L.M.L., a national of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. She has suffered from a number of complex health * Adopted by the Committee at its seventeenth session (20 March-12 April 2017). ** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the communication: Ahmad Al-Saif, Danlami Umaru Basharu, Monthian Buntan, Imed Eddine Chaker, Theresia Degener, Jun Ishikawa, Samuel Njuguna Kabue, Kim Hyung Shik, Stig Langvad, Lászlo Gábor Lovászy, Robert George Martin, Martin Babu Mwesigwa, Carlos Alberto Parra Dussan, Coomaravel Pyaneandee, Valery Nikitich Rukhledev, Jonas Ruskus, Damjan Tatić and You Liang. GE.17-07948(E) 

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