1.1.R.60 Released institution or official

Definition

For the purposes of the National Redress Scheme, a person choosing to accept an offer for redress must provide an acceptance document to the Scheme. The document must state that as a condition of accepting an offer for redress, the person releases and forever discharges the institutions or officials named in the document from civil liabilities within the scope outlined in the NRSAct. This may include associates of the responsible institution/s, and will not include officials that are abusers. All institutions and officials named in the acceptance document are a released institution or official.

Act reference: NRSAct section 42 Accepting the offer of redress

Policy reference: Redress Guide 6 Offer & acceptance of redress

Last reviewed: 13 August 2018