In this issue of Not-for-Profit Law Notes, we are pleased to bring you the latest on the ACNC as well as news of changes to legislation that allows child abuse claims to be made without any time limits.
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Child Abuse Claims No Longer Time Barred
There is now no time limit on bringing any claim that relates to death or personal injury from child abuse. This means that claims against charities, schools and other not-for-profits based on negligence of the organisation or its employees cannot be time barred.
Ministers Porter and Oâ€™Dwyer have at last pulled the plug on the Governmentâ€™s plans to scuttle the ACNC. The ACNC will now work towards enhancing compliance by charities, particularly in the areas of governance, accountability, transparency and fundraising. How does this affect you?
Transitional reporting provisions are being extended to allow the ACNC to accept certain reports lodged with other government agencies. This is of particular interest to charities that are incorporated associations or schools.
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