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4.7 Acceptance period


When an eligible person decides to accept their offer of redress, they must do so in the approved form (1.1.A.60) before the end of the acceptance period (6 months from the date of the offer). The Operator may extend the acceptance period in exceptional circumstances. If the person does not accept the offer of redress before the end of their acceptance period, the offer will be taken to be declined.

Act reference: NRSAct section 40 Acceptance period for offers of redress, section 71H Accepting or declining the new offer of redress

Policy reference: Redress Guide 4.7.1 Extension of acceptance period

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