If you were a victim of child abuse whilst:
What constitutes “child abuse” in a claim made against the perpetrator and the organisation that employed the perpetrator?
Pursuant to section 6A of the Limitation Act 1969 (NSW), “child abuse” means any of the following perpetrated against a person when the person is under 18 years of age:
(a) sexual abuse,
(b) serious physical abuse,
(c) any other abuse ( “connected abuse” ) perpetrated in connection with sexual abuse or serious physical abuse of the person (whether or not the connected abuse was perpetrated by the person who perpetrated the sexual abuse or serious physical abuse).
When can you bring a legal claim against the perpetrator and the organisation that employed the perpetrator?
A legal claim against the the perpetrator and the organisation that employed the perpetrator may be brought at any time as it is not subject to any limitation period.
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