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This determination temporarily changes the requirements for a valid application for redress under the National Redress Scheme for the period of 1 March 2020 to 31 December 2020.
Administered by: Treasury
Registered 22 May 2020
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Coronavirus Economic Response Package (ModificationsNational Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse) Determination 2020

I, Anne Ruston, Minister for Families and Social Services, make the following determination.

Dated 20 May 2020

Anne Ruston

Minister for Families and Social Services

 

  

  


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1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Modifications................................................................................................................ 1

Schedule 1—Modifications of the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Act 2018                                                                                                                                             2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Coronavirus Economic Response Package (Modifications—National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse) Determination 2020.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

23 May 2020

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under subitem 1(2) of Schedule 5 to the Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus (Measures No. 2) Act 2020.

4  Modifications

                   Each modification of a provision of the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Act 2018 as set out in a Schedule to this instrument is determined for the purposes of subitem 1(2) of Schedule 5 to the Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus (Measures No. 2) Act 2020.

 

Schedule 1Modifications of the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Act 2018

  

1  Disapplication of paragraph 19(2)(a)

Paragraph 19(2)(a) of the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Act 2018 does not apply, to the extent that it requires a signature of a person or the witnessing of a signature, for the period starting on 1 March 2020 and ending on 31 December 2020 in relation to:

                     (a)  an application made under section 19 of that Act during that period; or

                     (b)  an application made under that section before the start of that period if the application is dealt with during the period.

2  Disapplication of paragraph 19(2)(d)

Paragraph 19(2)(d) of the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Act 2018 does not apply, to the extent that it requires a signature of a person or the witnessing of a signature, for the period starting on 1 March 2020 and ending on 31 December 2020 in relation to:

                     (a)  an application made under section 19 of that Act during that period; or

                     (b)  an application made under that section before the start of that period if the application is dealt with during the period.