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1.1.D.20 Defunct institution

Definition

For the purposes of the National Redress Scheme, a defunct institution refers to an institution which no longer exists. It can be either a government or a non-government institution.

Act reference: NRSAct section 6 The Dictionary, section 117 What is a participating defunct institution?

Policy reference: Redress Guide 7.1 Participating institutions

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