This Minute sets out directions on Phase 2 of the Royal Commission of Inquiry’s upcoming public hearing into faith-based redress hearing.
On 25 November 2020 the Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry released its decisions relating to applications made at the 20 November Procedural hearing.
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The Inquiry has the power under section 15 of the Inquiries Act 2013 (“the Act”) to make orders forbidding or restricting public access to any part or aspect of the Inquiry and / or forbidding publication of evidence, submissions, reports, accounts, names or other particulars presented or given to the Inquiry.
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This Minute provides detail about The Inquiry's Contextual hearing.
There have been seven core participants designated to date:
The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia
Bishops and Congregational Leaders...
The purpose of this Minute is to: Provide information about the Procedural Hearing and how it will be conducted; Confirm the purpose of the Procedural Hearing; Clarify the different ways that people and organisations can participate at the Procedural Hearing and as the Royal Commission continues; Confirm what will not be addressed at the Procedural Hearing.
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An overview of the scope of the public hearing starting on 29 October 2019.
A core participant is a person who: played, or may have played, a direct and significant role in relation to the matters to which the inquiry relates has a significant interest in a substantial aspect of the matters to which the inquiry relates may be subject to explicit or serious criticism during the inquiry or in the report Participants, including survivors, agencies, faith-based institutions, and social service providers, can apply for core participant status at any time during the life of the inquiry.
Minutes outlining details of the Inquiry's Procedural hearing in August 2019.