End of Life Choice Bill

10 First opinion reached

(1)

This section applies after section 9 is complied with.

(2)

The attending medical practitioner must reach the opinion that—

(a)

the person is a person who is eligible for assisted dying; or

(b)

the person is not a person who is eligible for assisted dying; or

(c)

the person would be a person who is eligible for assisted dying if the person’s competence were established as described in section 12.

(3)

The attending medical practitioner must—

(a)

complete a prescribed form recording his or her opinion; and

(b)

send the completed form to the registrar.