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Digital copy of Witness 123's Application Form and Supporting Documentation to the Historic Abuse Redress Scheme as supplied by Lacey Advocates. [Some details redacted]. For Witness 123's witness statement to the States of Jersey Police dated 20 February 2008, see C/D/AW1/B1/2/1/5/WS000129 and C/D/AW1/A3/6/1/7/WD002008.
February 20th 2008 - April 10th 2012
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Application Form Personal details: Includes place and date of birth. Claimant's representative: Names Alan Collins of Pannone LLP as her Solicitor. Details of care: Refers to placement at Haut de la Garenne between 1958 and 1967. Abuse alleged to have taken place: Gives details of sexual abuse by Ray Williams and another employee at Haut de la Garenne from 1963 to 1967. Complaints of abuse: Notes that no complaints of abuse were made. Criminal proceedings: Confirms to have provided a statement to the States of Jersey Police dated 20 February 2008 [C/D/AW1/B1/2/1/5/WS000129 and C/D/AW1/A3/6/1/7/WD002008]. Unaware of any criminal proceedings against alleged abusers. Previous civil proceedings: Refers to a Letter of Claim sent to Mourant Ozannes dated 4 March 2011. Declaration of truthfulness: Signed in the presence of a Solicitor on 10 April 2012. Supporting Documentation to the Application Form: 1. Authority for access to Medical Practitioner Records dated 10 April 2012. 2. Letter of Claim dated 4 March 2011 from Verisona to Advocate B Lacey of Mourant Ozannes. Regards instruction by Witness 123 to claim compensation from the States of Jersey in respect of physical, emotional and sexual abuse suffered whilst in its care between circa 1963 and 1967. Notes that the States of Jersey was responsible for the management, control and administration of Haut de la Garenne. Includes a statutory backdrop outlining the common law duty of care owed by the States of Jersey to children in its care. Gives details of the sequence of events with respect to Witness 123, including date of birth and placement in Haut de la Garenne in the 1950s until circa 1966. Sets out the duty of care and vicarious duties owed to Witness 123 by the States of Jersey with respect to Witness 123's welfare, protection, education, safety, medical treatment, protection from abuse. Includes complaints of abuse by Witness, giving details of sexual abuse by Ray Williams. Sets out grounds upon which the States of Jersey was negligent in its duty of care to Witness 123. Give details of injury loss and damage, referring to a psychiatric report from Professor Anthony Maden. Sets out limitations and requests disclosure of all records relating to Witness 123 and all records relating to Haut de la Garenne. Also gives details of emotional impact of proceedings on Witness 123, mentioning distress caused by media publicity and Witness 123's wish to not become embroiled in litigation. 3. Witness 123's witness statement to the States of Jersey Police dated 20 February 2008 providing an account of her experiences in care at Haut de la Garenne. Witnessed by Detective Constable 192 C Barker. [C/D/AW1/B1/2/1/5/WS000129 and C/D/AW1/A3/6/1/7/WD002008].
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