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Redress - Briefing Paper - International Reviews and Inquiries

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The paper provides information relating to redress and rehabilitation processes identified in international reviews or inquiries into Child Sexual Abuse in Care and in the case of Canada, the outcome of proceedings relevant to the civil litigation component of the redress investigation.
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Minute 6 – Split Redress Hearing

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Given the scope and extent of the evidence filed for this hearing, the Inquiry has made the decision to split the hearing into two phases.
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Minute 5 – Redress Hearing

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This Minute provides detail about the Inquiry’s first public hearing into redress, which will focus on the Crown’s response to civil claims of abuse in State care.
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Practice Note 2 - Core Participants

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Under section 17 of the Inquiries Act 2013, the Inquiry can designate a person or group as a core participant in the Inquiry.
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Practice Note 1 - Legal Assistance funding for activities set out in Schedule 1

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This practice note explains how participants can apply for legal assistance to engage with the Royal Commission.
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Statement of Moana Jackson

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Statements of Dr Peter Wilkinson and Emeritus Professor Desmond Cahill

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Professor Cahill and Dr Wilkinson will address the following issues in their presentation: A summary of the various international Government-sponsored and Church-sponsored inquiries into child sexual abuse by Catholic priests and other religious groups since 1985 when the first such inquiry was held in the US, and the care and safeguarding initiatives that resulted, as well as their findings and recommendations; A summary of Volume 16, Books 1 – 3 of the Report of the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse which dealt with religious institutions, especially the Catholic Church, the Anglican Church, the Orthodox Jewish community, and the Jehovah’s Witnesses.
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Statement of Mike Ledingham

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Mr Ledingham will give evidence about the abuse he and his two brothers experienced at the hands of a priest while students at St Joseph’s Catholic School in Onehunga (as detailed more fully in the published book “The Catholic Boys”).
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Statement of Judge Andrew Beacroft

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The Children’s Commissioner will cover the following topics on behalf of the Office of the Children’s Commissioner.
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Statement of Rosslyn Noonan

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Ms Noonan is the Director of the New Zealand Centre for Human Rights Law, Policy and Practice.
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