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Magann v Trustees of the Roman Catholic Church of the Diocese of Parramatta [2019] NSWSC 1453

This case involves the recent decision on 28th October 2019 relating to a historical sexual assault that occurred in the 1980s. The case was initially found to be statute barred through the Limitation Act 1969 (NSW) which had prevented Mr Magann, the plaintiff, from making his claim in court. Following the Royal Commission Report, however, the Limitation Amendment (Child Abuse) Act 2016 (NSW) amended the Limitation Act and from 17 March 2016 limitation periods for child abuse actions were removed.
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