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Civil Liability Legislation Amendment (Child Sexual Abuse Actions) Bill 2017

Bill No.53

SynopsisThe purpose of this bill is to amend the Civil Liability Act 2002 and the Limitation Act 2005 in order to remove the limitation periods in respect of civil actions for child sexual abuse.

StatusLegislative Council Committee of the Whole 03/20/2018
Different sections of this Act come into operation on Royal Assent and Proclamation. For details refer to Commencement Clause of the Bill

Current Bill


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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 11/22/2017  
First Reading 11/22/2017  
Second Reading 11/22/2017  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 02/20/2018  
Third Reading 02/21/2018  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 03/13/2018  
First Reading 03/13/2018  
Second Reading 03/13/2018  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 03/20/2018  
Committee of the whole 03/20/2018  

Bill declared urgent in the Legislative Assembly under Standing Order 168(2) on 28/11/2017.