Scotland's Redress Scheme - waiver on participation: impact assessment report

Our assessment of the impact of the waiver on applications for redress and the effectiveness of the waiver in encouraging public authorities, voluntary organisations, and others, to become Scheme contributors.

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1. The waiver is sent to survivors and next of kin applicants as part of a larger determination pack.

2. Applications to the Scheme are voluntary so there will remain survivors who choose to pursue litigation against those responsible for historic abuse they experienced as a child.

3. The survey closed 30th April 2023 at 5 p.m.

4. The relevant payment will be deducted from the Gross redress payment determined and the remaining Net figure is then allocated in line with the Statement of Principles.



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