3.1 When is a person entitled to redress?


To receive redress under the National Redress Scheme a person must be entitled to it. The following conditions must be met for a person to be entitled to redress:

  • the person applies for redress and the application is valid
  • the Operator considers there is a reasonable likelihood that the person meets the Scheme's eligibility requirements
  • the application for redress is approved
  • an offer of redress is made to the person
  • the person accepts the offer of redress within the acceptance period.

Act reference: NRSAct Part 2-3 Division 1 Simplified outline of this Part, Part 2-3 Division 2 Application for redress under the scheme

Last reviewed: 1 July 2019