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Paltry Payouts to Child Sex Abuse Victims

Daily Telegraph - 08/10/2013

CHILD sex abuse victims are being sent away with paltry settlement payments because the law is protecting the institutions like churches, lawyers say.

The Royal Commission into Institutionalised Responses to Child Sex Abuse is being urged to get tough on the state-based statute of limitation laws that give victims just three years to lodge a claim in court.

"When they molested the child they took away their human rights. When as an adult the victim tries to take action, then they take away their legal rights," lawyer Jason Parkinson said.

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