Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel

Open consultation: Limitation law in child sexual abuse cases

This consultation paper seeks views on options for the reform of the law of limitation in child sexual abuse cases in England and Wales.

Specifically, it considers the recommendation by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (‘the Inquiry’) on limitation law.

It also examines the law of limitation in child sexual abuse cases in other jurisdictions examined by the Inquiry and seeks views on options, other than removal of the limitation period, for reform of limitation law in child sexual abuse cases.

This consultation closes at

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