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Question Without Notice No. 28 asked in the Legislative Council on 16 May 2017 by Hon Nick Goiran

Minister responding: Hon S.F. McGurk
Parliament: 40 Session: 1
Answered on

CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE — LIMITATION PERIOD
      28. Hon NICK GOIRAN to the Leader of the House representing the Minister for Child Protection:
I refer to LaborXXX###XXXs promise to introduce a bill that there be no limitation period in a civil action that relates to personal injury resulting from child sexual abuse.
(1) Has the minister or the department been consulted on the promised legislation?
(2) If yes to (1), on how many occasions has such consultation occurred?
(3) Further to (2), what form has that consultation taken?
      (4) Has the minister or the department raised any concerns with the promised regime that would see no limitation period in place?
(5) If yes to (4), what are those concerns?
Hon SUE ELLERY replied:
I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question.
(1) No.
(2)–(5) Not applicable.