1.1.W.10 Within scope
For the purposes of the National Redress Scheme, for abuse to be considered within the scope of the Scheme:
- it must have occurred when the person was a child
- it must have occurred either:
- inside a participating State
- inside a Territory
- outside of Australia
- it must have occurred before the Scheme start day (1 July 2018).
The NRS Rules may also prescribe (in possible contravention of the above requirements) whether abuse of a person is within scope of the Scheme (or not in scope).
Act reference: NRSAct section 14 When is abuse within the scope of the scheme?