Laws removing child sexual abuse limitation periods passed

Laws removing child sexual abuse limitation periods passed

By Felicity-Caldwell, Brisbane Times, November 8, 2016

Victims of child sexual abuse will be able to pursue civil legal action in Queensland, regardless of when or where it happened, after new laws passed in parliament.

Previously, survivors could only pursue civil action within three years of their 18th birthday.

The LNP also had a win during the debate, with one of their amendments passing - despite the government opposing it. 

Labor MPs did not call a division after losing a vote to amend the bill, meaning victims will be able to  . . . 

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