NSW Court of Appeal grants permanent stay for institutional defendant
On 9 December 2019, the NSW Court of Appeal granted a permanent stay of proceedings, as sought by an institutional defendant in a matter involving historic child sexual abuse claims. This decision confirms there is scope to obtain a permanent stay where the lack of evidence would unfairly prejudice the defendant.
In this article, Meisha Tjiong and Patrick Thompson explain how this decision helps clarify the scope of investigations an institutional defendant needs to make.
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