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CIVIL LIABILITY ACT 2002 - SECT 49L

Definitions

In this Division –
associated trust  – see section 49P(3) ;
child abuse , in relation to a child, means –
(a) sexual abuse, or physical abuse, of the child; and
(b) any psychological abuse of the child that arises from the sexual abuse or physical abuse –
but does not include an act that is lawful at the time at which it occurs;
child abuse proceedings means proceedings for a civil claim arising from child abuse, whether the claim arises under this Part or the common law;
entity includes the trustees of a trust;
legal personality , in respect of an organisation, means that the organisation is incorporated and capable of being sued and found liable;
management member , in relation to an unincorporated organisation, means –
(a) a member of any management committee of the organisation; or
(b) if the organisation does not have a management committee – a person who is concerned with, or takes part in, the management of the organisation, regardless of the person’s title or position;
proper defendant means a person appointed as a proper defendant under this Division;
suitable proper defendant means an entity that is, in accordance with section 49O , an entity that is suitable to be appointed as a proper defendant;
unincorporated organisation means an organisation that is not incorporated.



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