1.1.O.10 Officer of the Scheme

Definition

For the purposes of the National Redress Scheme, an officer of the Scheme is defined as:

  • a person in the Department of Human Services or the Department of Social Services who is either performing the duties of, exercising the powers of, or exercising the functions under the NRSAct or the NRS Rules
  • an Independent Decision Maker, or
  • a person prescribed by the NRS Rules.

Act reference: NRSAct section 6 The Dictionary

Last reviewed: 1 July 2019