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Compensation for injuries sustained; recovery or restitution for harm or injury; damages or equitable relief. Access to the courts to gain Reparation for a wrong.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

REDRESS. The act of receiving satisfaction for an injury sustained. For the mode of obtaining redress, vide Remedies 1 Chit. Pr. Annal. Table.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The current Advance Payment Scheme, for those with a terminal illness or aged 70 or over, opened in April this year, to try and ensure as many survivors as possible, who are approaching the end of their life, can receive financial redress.
He said that if local police station did not entertain their complaint, the people should approach the police complaint cells, where their complaint would not only be heard, but would also be redressed.
Redress schemes give tenants and landlords independent adjudication of disputes.
Private actions for compensation of cartel conduct in Australia as elsewhere face many obstacles and are now a very limited means of achieving redress. (5) One improvement is the recent amendment of s 83 of the CCA to make a finding of any fact made by a court, or an admission of any fact made by the person, prima facie evidence of that fact if the finding or admission is made in proceedings under, e.g., Part IV.
"The entity is required to redress the grievance within 30 days, failing which the complaint shall be registered in SCORES," Sebi said.
A spokesman for the Australian Lawyers Alliance, Andrew Morrison SC, warned the proposed restriction would make it all but impossible for those who suffered abuse in immigration detention to seek redress.
"Under both the Consumers, Estate Agents and Redress Act 2007 and Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013, estate agents and letting agents respectively must be a member of a government authorised redress scheme in order to operate.
"The Executive office should move with urgency to consult with victims and to then set up the redress scheme.
Bethany Survivors Group leader Derek, 74, said: "It's taken us 17 years to get the redress we should have had in 1999.
The grievance redress mechanism is used to identify, mitigate and respond to unintended project impacts on individuals, ensure respect of the affected parties' rights, and increase the likelihood that project implementation proceeds without undue delay or complications.
For further information please contact Eva Sanchis, REDRESS Communications Officer, on or +44 20 7793 1777 .