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Definitions for part

33A Definitions for part

In this part—

"abuse" , of a child—

(a) for division 2 —means sexual abuse or serious physical abuse of the child; or
(b) otherwise, means—
(i) sexual abuse or serious physical abuse of the child; or
(ii) psychological abuse of the child perpetrated in connection with sexual abuse or serious physical abuse of the child.

"abuse claim" means a claim arising from the abuse of a child by a person associated with an institution while the child was under the care, supervision, control or authority of the institution.

"associated trust" , of an institution, see section 33B .

"associated with" , an institution, see section 33C .

"current office holder" see section 33G (2) .

"head" , of an institution, means the person who—
(a) is acknowledged by the institution as its head; or
(b) if paragraph (a) does not apply—has overall responsibility for the institution.

(a) means an entity that provides an activity, program or service of a kind that gives an opportunity for a person to have contact with a child; and
(b) includes a public sector unit that is an entity mentioned in paragraph (a) ; and
(c) does not include a family.

"nominee" , for an institution, means a person who is the institution’s nominee because of a nomination or court order under section 33H .

"office of authority" , in an institution, includes—
(a) a position as a member of a management committee of the institution; and
(b) a position in which the holder is concerned with, or takes part in, the management of the institution.

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