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National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Bill 2018


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Social Services

Summary

Introduced with the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2018, the bill implements the joint response of the Commonwealth Government, the government of each participating state and territory, and each participating non-government institution to recommendations of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse’s Redress and Civil Litigation Report by: establishing the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse to operate for a 10-year period from 1 July 2018; providing a payment of up to $150 000 to survivors; providing access to counselling and psychological services to survivors; and providing an option for survivors to receive a direct personal response from the responsible institution.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 10/05/18  
Second reading moved 10/05/18  
Second reading debate 23/05/18  
Second reading debate 24/05/18  
Second reading debate 29/05/18  
Second reading agreed to 29/05/18  
Third reading agreed to 29/05/18  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18/06/18  
Second reading moved 18/06/18  
Second reading debate 18/06/18  
Second reading agreed to 18/06/18  
Committee of the Whole debate 18/06/18  
Committee of the Whole debate 19/06/18  
Third reading agreed to 19/06/18  
     
Finally passed both Houses 19/06/18  
Assent 21/06/18 Act no: 45 - Year: 2018
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes