The Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry has released its decisions relating to applications made at the 20 November Procedural hearing. Substantive reasons will follow in due course.
At this hearing, applications were made by the Catholic Church in Aotearoa New Zealand under section 15 of the Inquiries Act 2013 for non-publication orders in respect of certain aspects of survivor witness evidence due to be heard at the upcoming Faith-based Redress hearing.
Commissioners also heard oral submissions from The Salvation Army and The Anglican Church.
The following Minute records the Inquiry’s decisions and directions following the procedural hearing.