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LEGAL IDENTITY OF DEFENDANTS (ORGANISATIONAL CHILD ABUSE) ACT 2018 - SECT 4

Application of Act

    (1)     This Act applies to any proceeding for a claim founded on or arising from child abuse.

    (2)     This Act applies to an NGO if—

        (a)     a plaintiff commences or wishes to commence a claim against an NGO founded on or arising from child abuse; and

        (b)     but for being unincorporated, the NGO would be capable of being sued and found liable for a claim founded on or arising from child abuse; and

        (c)     the NGO controls one or more associated trusts.

    (3)     This Act applies to a claim founded on or arising from child abuse whether the child abuse occurred or occurs before, on or after the commencement of this section.



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