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No Time Limit for Bringing an Action for Damages Arising From Child Abuse

In most instances, a claim for damages must be brought within a certain time frame (for example, usually 12 months for breach of contract and 6 years for negligence). Changes to the Limitation Act 1969 (NSW), section 6A, means that there is no longer any time limit for claims arising from child abuse (including sexual abuse, serious physical abuse and any connected abuse)