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1.1.L.20 Lone institution


For the purposes of the National Redress Scheme, a lone institution is a non-government institution, which is not defunct (1.1.D.20) and not a member of a participating group (1.1.P.10).

There are 2 types of lone institutions:

  • incorporated lone institution - a lone institution that is a legal person
  • unincorporated lone institution - a lone institution that is not a legal person.

Act reference: NRSAct section 124 What is a participating lone institution?

Policy reference: Redress Guide 7.1.3 Participating lone institutions

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