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Appointment of Chairperson to the Appeal Costs Board
The Appeal Costs Fund 1973, in conjunction with the Appeal Costs Fund Regulation 2010, allows for the reimbursement to eligible applicants of certain costs associated with particular litigation and establishes the Appeals Cost Fund to meet those costs. The purpose of the Act is to ensure that participants in the legal system are not financially inconvenienced by the illness of a judge or magistr

Limitations of Actions (Institutional Child Sexual Abuse) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse identified that one of the most significant barriers for victims seeking justice was that they were unable to meet the limitation periods within which to commence their claims. The Royal Commission considered that states and territory Governments should remove any limitation periods. The Limitations of Actions (Institutional C

Appointment of Director of Child Protection Litigation
Section 7 of the Director of Child Protection Litigation Act 2016 (the Act) states there is to be a Director of Child Protection Litigation. The Director’s main functions under the Child Protection Act 1999 are to: prepare and apply for child protection orders and conduct protection proceedings; prepare and apply for transfers of a child protection order or child protection to a participating Sta