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ROYAL COMMISSIONS ACT 1902 - SECT 6ON

Protection of certain information given to the Child Sexual Abuse Royal Commission

             (1)  This section applies to information if:

                     (a)  the information was given by, or on behalf of, a natural person to the Child Sexual Abuse Royal Commission other than for the purposes of a private session; and

                     (b)  the information contains an account of:

                              (i)  the natural person's experiences of child sexual abuse in an institutional context; or

                             (ii)  what happened to other people regarding child sexual abuse in an institutional context; and

                     (c)  the information identifies the natural person who gave the information, or on whose behalf the information was given; and

                     (d)  the Commission indicated that the information, if given, would be treated as confidential; and

                     (e)  the information was treated as confidential by the Commission.

             (2)  Section 6OE applies in relation to the information as if it were a statement or disclosure made by the natural person at a private session for the Commission.

             (3)  Sections 6OH, 6OK and 6OL apply in relation to the information as if it were information given by the natural person at a private session for the Commission.

             (4)  Section 6OM applies in relation to the information as if it were a record that contains information obtained at a private session for the Commission.



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