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WA election 2017: Pledge to lift limits on child abuse victims seeking damages

The Barnett Government has promised to introduce legislation to scrap the six-year statute of limitations on when victims of child abuse can take civil against their perpetrators or institutions if it is re-elected.

Child abuse - ABCPremier Colin Barnett said the Liberals would also remove limitation periods for serious physical abuse.

The statute of limitations restricts when…

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