7.4 Participating Territory institutions
What is a participating Territory institution?
For the purposes of the Scheme, a participating Territory institution is an institution that is or was established for a public purpose under a law of a participating Territory. Territory institutions participating in the Scheme will be liable for providing redress to a person eligible for redress.
Participating Territory institutions may be declared by the Minister for Social Services.
What is a Territory institution?
An institution is a Territory institution where:
- it is or was a part of a self-governing territory
- it is or was a body established for public purpose (whether or not incorporated) by or under law of a self-governing territory, or
- meets any other criteria prescribed by the NRS Rules for being a Territory institution under the Scheme.
What is not a Territory institution?
The Scheme does not consider an institution a Territory institution if:
- is not defined as such through a National Redress Scheme Agreement, or
- it was not under the control of the Territory for a specified period.
Act reference: NRSAct Part 5-1 Participating institutions, section 112 What is a participating Territory institution?, section 113 What is a Territory institution?
NRS Rules Part 12 Participating institutions and participating groups