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1.1.A.20 Abuser


For the purposes of the National Redress Scheme, an 'abuser' refers to a person who has abused another person.

Act reference: NRSAct section 6 The Dictionary, section 15 When is an institution responsible for abuse?

Policy reference: Redress Guide 4.8 Effect of accepting an offer of redress

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